5/11/2023 10:00:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. PAUL, Minn.—MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace, is offering a special enrollment period (SEP) for Minnesotans who are currently enrolled in /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/special-enrollment/sep-le/family-esi/index.jspunaffordable family insurance through an employer with a renewal date other than January 1.
Under a new IRS rule, related household members who are covered by a family member’s employer-sponsored health insurance may be newly eligible to receive advanced premium tax credits through MNsure that lower the cost of private health plans. As a result, some eligible household members may be able to find a better deal on health insurance by shopping for a private plan through MNsure and saving on monthly premiums with a tax credit.
“Choosing the right health insurance for your family is an important decision,” said MNsure CEO Libby Caulum. “We strongly encourage all interested families to take advantage of free help from a MNsure-certified broker who can help you understand your options and make an informed choice.”
MNsure has a set of online tools to help consumers:
Interested families should not end their current employer-sponsored family coverage until they receive an official eligibility determination from MNsure. Details about the SEP are available on the MNsure website: /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/special-enrollment/sep-le/family-esi/index.jspUnaffordable Non-Calendar-Year Family Insurance Through an Employer. This SEP closes on October 31, 2023.
MNsure is Minnesota's health insurance marketplace where individuals and families can shop, compare and choose health insurance coverage that meets their needs. MNsure is the only place you can apply for financial help to lower the cost of your monthly insurance premium and out-of-pocket costs. Most Minnesotans who enroll through MNsure qualify for financial help.