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REMINDER: Today is NOT the Deadline to Sign up for Health Insurance in Minnesota

12/15/2017 11:34:25 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Despite federal deadline reminders to enroll by December 15, Minnesotans still have over four weeks to secure coverage in 2018. Open enrollment for Minnesota's state-based heath exchange, MNsure, runs until January 14. Minnesotans looking for coverage that starts January 1, 2018, have until next Wednesday, December 20, to enroll in coverage.

MNsure extended its open enrollment deadline to ensure Minnesotans had adequate time to shop, compare and enroll into a plan that best fits their needs.

To accommodate higher call volumes, MNsure has extended /help/contact-us/index.jspContact Center hours in the days leading up to the December 20 deadline:

  • Sunday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 18, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 19, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20, 8 a.m. to midnight

Additional information on MNsure's /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/open-enrollment/index.jspopen enrollment period.

The 2018 open enrollment period is November 1, 2017 to January 14, 2018. Ninety-six percent of Minnesotans have health coverage--the highest percentage in state history. This year, an individual earning up to $48,240 a year, or a family of four earning up to $98,400 a year could qualify. More information can be found at mnsure.org.

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