Buy your own health insurance now

Minnesotans who don’t get their health insurance through work or a public program like Medicare or MinnesotaCare can sign up now to get care in 2018.

If you want to start getting care Jan., 1, 2018, you have to sign up by Dec. 20, 2017.

You can find out more about your options and buy a policy three ways:

  1. Talk to a local insurance broker or assister and get free help.
  2. Compare what’s available through MNsure. If you quality for federal help paying your premiums each month, you must sign up through MNsure to get that help.
  3. Contact companies directly to ask questions, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Medica, PreferredOne and UCare. Medica and UCare policies may only be bought on MNsure.


Open enrollment for people who buy their own insurance ends Jan. 14, 2018.