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More than 97,000 Minnesotans Have Signed up for Private Health Plans Through MNsure Since the Start of Open Enrollment

11/14/2018 1:32:44 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Today MNsure announced that over 97,000 Minnesotans have signed up for private health plan coverage through MNsure during the first two weeks of open enrollment.

MNsure's open enrollment runs until January 13, 2019. For coverage that begins January 1, 2019, Minnesotans must enroll by December 15, 2018.

“We are excited with our smooth start to open enrollment and that over 97,000 Minnesotans have signed up for private health plans,” said CEO Nate Clark. “With rates decreasing from 7 to 27 percent across the state, we encourage Minnesotans to visit MNsure.org to see if they can save.”

By the Numbers:

Private health plan sign ups—97,944
Call volume—14,335
Average speed of answer—7 seconds
Plan comparison sessions—49,064

The sign-ups reported include new consumers, renewing consumers who have come back and shopped for a new plan for 2019, and renewing consumers who are continuing their previous plan for 2019.

MNsure's sixth open enrollment period runs November 1, 2018, to January 13, 2019, which is approximately a month longer than the federal open enrollment period. Individuals earning up to $48,560 a year, or a family of four earning up to $100,400 a year, could qualify for federal tax credits. /shop-compare/financial-help/income-guidelines/index.jspAdditional income guidelines are available on the MNsure website. /help/customer-service/index.jspMNsure's customer service guide is located here. More information can be found at mnsure.org

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