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MNsure Partner, Briva Health, to Provide Enrollment Assistance at Somali Independence Day Celebration

6/29/2018 1:11:02 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—Briva Health, a MNsure navigator grantee, will be available during the Somali Independence Day celebration in Minneapolis to provide attendees with information about enrolling in health coverage.

“Many individuals in the Somali community continue to face barriers when accessing health coverage, including language, cultural and technology,” said Warda Jama, MNsure Program Coordinator at Briva Health. “We are excited to participate in the celebration of the Somali Independence Day and educate folks about the importance of having health coverage, help them determine their eligibility, and connect them to a MNsure assister.”

Briva Health is dedicated to delivering creative and effective health solutions to health organizations with the goal of improving access to care and outcomes for hard to reach populations. Briva's health professionals are highly qualified with extensive experience in direct clinical care, public health, outreach and education, and research.

Acting MNsure CEO Nate Clark notes that, “Briva Health is one of MNsure’s strongest enrollment partners, helping thousands of Minnesotans get the health coverage they need. Their team of navigators offers culturally appropriate assistance in multiple languages.”

/help/find-assister/find-navigator.jspMNsure-certified navigators are trained experts at local, trusted community organizations. Minnesotans can use a navigator for help with filling out an application, enrolling in coverage, and determining eligibility for /shop-compare/financial-help/index.jspfinancial assistance. Services from MNsure-certified navigators are always free. /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/year-round/index.jspYear-round enrollment available for those who are a member of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe, qualify for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare, or are eligible for special enrollment.

Event details are below:

Briva Health at Somali Independence Day
Saturday, June 30, 2018
1 - 8 p.m.
Lake Street in Minneapolis (between Blaisdell & Stevens Avenue]
Briva Health is located in the "Health Lane" area

More information about Briva Health and other /help/find-assister/index.jspMNsure-certified assisters.

Over 115,000 Minnesotans have found private health coverage through MNsure this year. More information can be found at mnsure.org.

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