A collection of resources on health system performance in Minnesota.
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Access to Health Care
Minnesota Policy Information
Traditionally expanded Medicaid (31 states + DC)
State-based marketplace (17 plus DC)
The state is responsible for all marketplace functions, including health plan management, consumer assistance, eligibility and enrollment, financing, and marketing and outreach. The state manages its own marketplace website where individuals can enroll in coverage.
Established a public coverage option
Has established a public coverage option, but does not offer a state-sponsored coverage option through its ACA marketplace
Does not offer a public coverage buy-in program
Operates a Basic Health Program
Implemented its BHP, MinnesotaCare, in 2015. Enrollment was approximately 90,000 in 2019.
Extended 2022 open enrollment
Extended the open enrollment period for 2022 through Jan. 15, 2022.
Extended the 2018 open enrollment period through Jan. 14, 2018, the 2019 open enrollment period through Jan. 13, 2019, and the 2020 open enrollment period through Dec. 23, 2019. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, enrollment for 2020 was reopened from Mar. 23, 2020 through Apr. 21, 2020. Extended the 2021 open enrollment period through Dec. 22, 2020 and also from Feb. 16, 2021 through July 17, 2021.**
Provided premium subsidies in 2017, only
For 2017 only, state provided premium subsidies for enrollees not eligible for federal premium tax credits, Medicaid, or the Basic Health Program (MinnesotaCare)
Sets stricter limits on the sale of short-term coverage than the federal government
Does not prohibit underwritten short-term coverage*
Limits the initial contract duration of underwritten short-term coverage to 185 days**
Does not limit the total length of time a consumer may be enrolled in underwritten short-term coverage to less than 364 days***
Prohibits non-compliant transitional policies
Does not permit insurers to sell non-compliant transitional policies in the individual market
Does not exempt other coverage from insurance rules
Does not exempt other coverage products from federal and state rules for individual market insurance*
No rules to promote marketplace competition
Has not established a rule to promote a competitive ACA marketplace
Does not require standardized cost-sharing plan design
Does not require participating individual market insurers to offer plans with standardized cost-sharing designs