First Open Enrollment Deadline Approaches — Are You Covered?

Thanksgiving dinner conversation can present many questions. Should Grandma’s neighbor still be driving? She apparently doesn’t believe turning lanes are used exclusively for turning. So, uh, no, don’t get in the car with her anymore, Grandma. Why is...

Medica Reaches Enrollment Limit for 2017 — How A Broker Can Help!

The MNsure marketplace got a bit smaller last week. The Minnesota Commerce Department reported that Medica has met their enrollment limit, and individual plans via the carrier are no longer available on or off MNsure.org.   Per MNsure, “the Medica enrollment cap does...

MNsure’s 2017 Subsidy Calculator & Plan Comparison Tool Are Live: I Get It! Wait, Huh?

In preparation for the start of open enrollment on November 1, MNsure has made available their online 2017 plan comparison tool. The function gives Minnesotans the chance to measure their level of financial assistance, and see guesstimated yearly costs associated with...

Premium Increases Were Cringe-Worthy, But Your Subsidy Can Help!

Cringe-worthy moments — they happen to the best of us. Like when you accidentally ask your server at a restaurant to start a tab (er, it’s 7:00 PM and this isn’t a college bar, ma’am). Or when you botched candy duty on Halloween by wishing too many...

What to Expect When Enrolling in Health Insurance for 2017

Oh my. Since premium increases were announced last week, MNsure has certainly commandeered headlines. Lawmakers are frustrated, while health insurance companies insist that heightened rates for the individual market were unavoidable. Though the current marketplace we...