According to the MNsure.org website, 2014 open enrollment closed on March 31, 2014. The next open enrollment period will be November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015, with coverage taking effect no earlier than January 1, 2015. Consumers will not be able to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan inside or outside of MNsure unless they have a life event that qualifies them for special open enrollment period.
Year-round enrollment IS available for individuals who qualify for MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, as well as for small employers through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). American Indians may enroll in MNSure at any time.
If you filled out the MNsure Enrollment Attempt Form by 11:59PM on Monday, March 31, you will be contacted soon to complete enrollment and will not be subject to a penalty.
The numbers as of midnight on March 31 are: Below are the enrollment numbers as of midnight last night, which far exceed the goal.
169,251 – TOTAL
47,046 QHP (commercial health plans)
87,986 in Medical Assistance
In addition, 36,000 people have filled out the attempt form!
A sampling of personal stories can be found on MNsure’s 20 days, 20 stories page.