5/17/2019 1:35:35 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. PAUL, Minn.—MNsure grantee, Portico Healthnet, will be at the Women's Health Fair this coming Tuesday, May 21 at the International Institute of Minnesota. They will be offering free screenings for health care coverage eligibility and can set up appointments for individuals looking for enrollment assistance.
"Our navigator partners are constantly working to bring health care education and awareness to hard-to-reach communities around the state," said MNsure CEO Nate Clark. "With their hard work, thousands of Minnesotans have accessed coverage through MNsure."
Since their founding in 1995, Portico Healthnet has helped over 50,000 low-income, uninsured children, families, and adults overcome barriers to accessing quality health care coverage and services. Today, they continue their history of innovative solutions and lead the way in culturally competent outreach, enrollment, health literacy, and health system navigation services.
"Portico is committed to helping new Americans access health coverage and care. The U.S. health care system can be complicated and we can help people navigate through it," said Meghan Kimmel, Portico Healthnet president.
/help/find-assister/find-navigator.jspMNsure-certified navigators are trained experts at local, trusted community organizations. You can use a navigator for help with filling out an application and enrolling in coverage. Services from MNsure-certified navigators are always free.
/new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/year-round/index.jspYear-round enrollment is available for those who are a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or qualify for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare.
Portico Healthnet at International Institute of Minnesota Women's Health Fair
Date: Tuesday, May 21, noon-3:30 p.m.
Location: International Institute of Minnesota, Hall of Nations
1694 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
Languages: English, Somali and Spanish
More information about /help/find-assister/index.jspMNsure-certified assisters.
MNsure experienced record-setting sign-ups during its sixth open enrollment period, which ran from November 1, 2018, to January 13, 2019.