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Navigators Help Minnesotans Enroll in Healthcare at Duluth Public Library

Applicants should bring income information, social security numbers, and any employer health insurance info.

DULUTH, Minn.- With open enrollment underway for Minnesota health insurance, navigators are available to help sign up at the Duluth Public Library. Starting Saturday they’re set up upstairs to visit for free with no appointment needed. Applicants should bring income information, social security numbers, and any employer health insurance info. The deadline is December 15th for coverage to start in…

MNsure Open Enrollment Period Begins Nov. 1

Open Enrollment for MNsure Runs Through Jan. 15, 2022

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Nov. 1 marks the beginning of MNsure’s open enrollment period. Open enrollment refers to the once-a-year opportunity when all Minnesotans can enroll in affordable, comprehensive health and dental coverage through MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace. This year, Minnesota’s open enrollment will run from Nov. 1 until Jan. 15, 2022, with two important deadlines: Minnesotans must enroll by…

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Generations Health Care Initiatives Provides Health Insurance Help

DULUTH, Minn.- Thursday marked the beginning of the Minnesota health insurance market’s open enrollment period. The application process can be daunting for some, so Generations Health Care Initiatives is lending a helping hand. For the entire enrollment period, the office at 130 W. Superior St. will be offering help from navigators. According to Generations there are about 350,000 uninsured Minnesotans, and…

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Health Insurance Bill

$200 Million Given to Wisconsin Healthcare Market

MADISON, Wis.-Scott Walker has signed into law a $200 million measure designed to stabilize the health insurance market under the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin. Walker signed the reinsurance bill less than 24 hours after fellow Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel joined with 19 other states in filing a federal lawsuit in Texas. The lawsuit argues that the individual mandate…

Minnesota Reports 116,000 Jump in Uninsured

6.3 Percent Uninsured in Minnesota Last Year

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Minnesota says the number of people without health insurance in the state jumped by 116,000 in the past two years. The Minnesota Department of Health says the uninsured rate rose to 6.3 percent last year, up from 4.3 percent in 2015. Around 349,000 Minnesotans don’t have coverage. The department says the rise in uninsured Minnesotans corresponded with two…

MNSure Offers Insurance Checkup

Free enrollment coming soon to see if your health insurance is healthy.

DULUTH, Minn. – Is your health insurance healthy? MNsure navigators are helping make sure your coverage is all set before enrollment. Next week the organization is hosting a health insurance checkup. Monday, Oct. 23rd from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. you can get a jump start on open enrollment for free at Duluth Public Library. The checkup aims to see…

Bill lets Minnesotans choose what health insurance covers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A House bill moving through committee would allow Minnesotans to choose what conditions their health insurance covers. The author, Republican Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa, says the bill would cut costs by giving people the freedom to drop options they are unlikely to need. Democratic opponents say the proposal would raise costs by reducing the…