In accordance with Minnesota Administrative Rule 7700.0090, MNsure will issue payments to contracted organizations for navigator assistance with the application, enrollment and renewal process. A navigator must be actively certified and associated with an eligible case through approved methods for the organization to receive a payment.
MNsure will pay navigator organizations quarterly based on a state-run report. Payments are issued within 60 days following the end of the quarter.
Effective July 1, 2019, the payment rate is:
- $70.00 per successful determination of eligibility for or enrollment in a QHP (with or without financial assistance).
- $70.00 per successful determination of eligibility for Medical Assistance (MA).
- $70.00 per successful determination of eligibility for MinnesotaCare.
Payment rates are set by the MNsure Board of Directors and any changes to the rate must be published in the State Register. Payments are based on the availability of funding.
In accordance with Section 3.1 of the MNsure Grant Services Contract Navigator/In-Person Assister Attachment A, navigators are also eligible for payment for a successful determination of eligibility for MA COVID-19 testing coverage (DHS-7310).
Effective August 2020, the payment rate is:
- $25.00 per successful determination of eligibility for MA COVID-19 testing coverage.
A navigator organization is eligible for a per-enrollee payment when a certified navigator performs the following actions: