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Notice to Members

You will not receive a premium billing notice in December for January 2015 coverage. The January 2015 premium will be included in your February 2015 premium billing notice.

The later timing of the billing notice does not impact your January coverage. Your coverage will not close December 31, 2014, and you will continue to have coverage for January 2015. However, you are responsible for paying the January premium amount when billed.

We had to extend the timeline for January 2015 premium billing for MinnesotaCare to coordinate billing with the public program renewal process.

Overview

MinnesotaCare is a publicly subsidized health care program for residents who do not have access to affordable health care coverage. It is funded by a state tax on Minnesota hospitals and health care providers, federal Medicaid funds and enrollee premiums.

Most enrollees pay a monthly premium based on family size and income. Children under 21, some military families, and families with an enrolled American Indian do not pay a monthly premium.

Enrollees get their health care services through a health plan. Enrollees can choose their health plan from the plans serving MinnesotaCare enrollees in their county.

How to apply

See How to apply for more information.

Contact us

Long distance (toll-free): 800-657-3672

Metro area: 651-297-3862

Facts and figures

  • • Reports produced by the department’s Reports and Forecasts division provide enrollment breakdowns by county and detailed information about program costs and funding sources.
  • • Legislative summaries are available on the department’s fact sheets page.

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