ST. PAUL, Minn..—Beginning Tuesday, February 16, athree-month special enrollment periodto help any Minnesotan not currently enrolled in health insurance coverage. This announcement follows thenationwide special enrollment periodestablished by President Biden for those states who use healthcare.gov, the federally run health insurance marketplace. The special enrollment period will run until Monday, May 17.
Asimilar special enrollment periodfor uninsured Minnesotans in March 2020 just after the start of the pandemic and enrolled nearly 10,000 Minnesotans into private health insurance coverage. In total, the special enrollment period helped more than 24,500 Minnesotans secure health insurance coverage through a special enrollment period from the start of the pandemic through the end of 2020.
This upcoming special enrollment period is another opportunity for uninsured Minnesotans, or those currently enrolled outside of MNsure, to sign up forcomprehensive health care coverage. Eligible Minnesotans can also take advantage ofcost-saving benefitsavailable only through MNsure. Those who enroll during this time will have coverage that begins on the first day of the month following their sign-up date. For example, Minnesotans who sign-up for coverage in February will have a March 1 start date. Those who sign up in March will have coverage starting on April 1, and so on.
If you need expert guidance on your health coverage options, get in touch with our team at Benafica. Our licensed advisors are seasoned experts in the insurance industry and can help you find the best health plan to meet your unique needs.
To learn more about how we can help you, feel free to schedule a complimentary consultation or call our St. Paul office today at 651-259-9000. You can also get in touch with us via our contact form, and a representative will reach out to you promptly.