Minnesotans who lost “qualifying health insurance” from Blue Cross Blue Shield or Health Partners from last year have until midnight to apply for 2017 coverage though MNSure. The exchange’s CEO Allison O’Toole says:
O’Toole says the average tax credit for qualifying Minnesotans is around $600 per month.
This year, Minnesotans purchasing health insurance through the individual market are eligible for financial assistance either through public programs, the advanced premium tax credit (APTC), or the premium relief subsidy recently enacted by Governor Datyon and the legislature. The premium relief subsidy provides an automatic 25-percent discount on health insurance premiums for Minnesotans not on public programs or receiving APTC.