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Why should I sign up for health insurance?

  1. Accidents happen. People get sick. Insurance protects you and your family, which means you can get the care you need without huge medical bills.
  2. Getting insurance means you can see a range of health care providers when you need to.
  3. It also means you can get preventive care (including birth control options and breast and cervical cancer screenings) for free, without a copay.
  4. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), millions of Americans will get help paying for their insurance plans. 
  5. Even if you’ve looked before, health insurance plans and costs change every year. And you could get financial assistance that can help you afford the costs.
  6. If you don’t get insured, you will probably have to pay a fine of $695 (per person without insurance in your household, and $347.50 per child) — or 2.5% of your yearly income, whichever is more.

So now what?

You have until January 14, 2018 to sign up for coverage. And you don’t have to figure it out alone – you can get free, in-person help signing up and picking a plan--for FREE! Planned Parenthood Navigators can answer your questions and help you create a MNsure account, submit your application, and even help you enroll in a program or plan when you’re ready. 

Even better. 

Planned Parenthood’s health center doors are open to everyone — whether you have insurance or not. You can come to Planned Parenthood for the expert, quality care you need, when you need it — with or without insurance. For more than 100 years, Planned Parenthood has been providing expert reproductive and sexual health care. That’s not changing.

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Tags: minnesota, Obamacare, ACA, mnsure, Insurance

Confused about health insurance?

Planned Parenthood can help with free, personalized assistance from MNsure certified Navigators.