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Insulin Affordability

Three of four insurers selling plans on MNsure—Medica, UCare and Blue Plus—are offering either low-cost or free insulin benefits to consumers in 2020. How to find information about insulin benefits offered by these insurance companies is explained below.

How to Find Insulin Benefit Information for Medica and UCare Plans

  • Open the plan comparison tool
  • Enter your basic information to get the plan results available to you in 2020 (2020 coverage year, your birth date and ZIP code). 
  • Click the Browse Plans button
  • On the Tell Us about Your Health Care Needs screen you can fill in the optional information to customize your results or click Skip to View Plans button to go directly to the Plan Results screen.
  • Click the Plan Details button on a Medica or UCare plan you are interested in (or compare up to three plans side by side)
  • On the Plan Details screen, scroll down to the section titled "Drugs" and under the last column, "Additional Information" hover over the "view" link to see a benefit explanation about insulin benefit. (See first image below.)
  • The summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) for each Medica and UCare plan also includes information about the insulin benefit. The link to the SBC is on the Plan Details page under Benefits Resources. (See second image below.)

Medica and Ucare benefit explanation

Medica and Ucare SBC link

How to Find Insulin Benefit Information for Blue Plus Plans

  • Open the plan comparison tool
  • Enter your basic information to get the plan results available to you in 2020 (2020 coverage year, your birth date and ZIP code). 
  • Click the Browse Plans button
  • On the Tell Us about Your Health Care Needs screen you can fill in the optional information to customize your results or click Skip to View Plans button to go directly to the Plan Results screen.
  • Click the Plan Details button under a Blue Plus plan. On the Plan Details screen, under the Benefits Resources heading, open the Detailed Plan Documents link (shown in image below).
  • This link will bring you to a Blue Plus web page, which will have the insulin benefit information for this particular Blue Plus plan.

Blue Plus Detailed Plan Documents link

If you have questions about insulin coverage and costs for a particular plan, contact the insurance company.

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