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Unemployment Income Benefits Through MNsure and the American Rescue Plan (2021 Only)

Minnesotans who received unemployment income for at least one week in 2021 can enroll through MNsure for extremely low-cost health insurance for the 2021 coverage year.

If you qualify for this benefit, you may be able to find a 2021 plan through MNsure with a $0 per month premium cost.

If you qualify for this benefit and enroll in a silver level plan through MNsure, you will see greatly reduced out-of-pocket costs for in-network services.

Who qualifies?

  • You must be eligible for a tax credit through MNsure.
  • Households where the tax filer -- including one or both spouses of those married and filing jointly -- received unemployment income for at least one week in 2021.

I think I qualify. What do I do?

Depending on your situation you may need to take steps to receive this benefit. 

If you…

Will this benefit be available in 2022?

The benefit providing free and low-cost private health plans ends December 31, 2021. 

Open enrollment for 2022 coverage runs November 1 through January 15. Use our plan comparison tool to see your potential savings in 2022.

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