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Minnesotans with unaffordable family insurance can enroll in MNsure during special period

A Minnesotan's current insurance must have a renewal date other than Jan. 1. The special enrollment period ends Oct. 31

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Minnesotans with unaffordable non-calendar-year family insurance through an employer can enroll in MNsure through a special enrollment period that ends Oct. 31.
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ST. PAUL โ€” Minnesotans with unaffordable family insurance through an employer can enroll in Minnesota's health insurance marketplace MNsure during a special enrollment period that closes in October. The employer-sponsored insurance must have a renewal date other than Jan. 1.

Thanks to a new IRS rule, those covered by employer-sponsored health insurance could be eligible for tax credits through MNsure that would reduce the cost of private health plans, MNsure said in a news release.

"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 CEO Libby Caulum said in the release.

Consumers can access MNsure's online tools, such as:

Those interested should wait to end current coverage until receiving an official eligibility determination form.
Learn more at https://www.mnsure.org/new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/special-enrollment/sep-le/family-esi/index.jsp.

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