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Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, requires most U.S. citizens get health insurance or risk paying a fine. Planned Parenthood's Navigators are health insurance experts who can answer your questions and help you enroll in a plan that meets your needs, completely free of charge! To schedule an appointment call 612.999.1103 or email a navigator.

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What if I can't afford insurance?

Financial help is available for individuals making less than $47,520 per year. Most families of four making less than $97,200 will get financial help.

When can I enroll?

Those who qualify for Medicaid, MinnesotaCare, or have a qualifying life event, can enroll at any time. Open enrollment for private plans in 2018 runs from November 1, 2017, and continues through January 14, 2018.

What can insurance cover?

Plans cover a wide range of care, from birth control without co-pays, to doctor visits, to maternity care, and even hospitalization.

Where can I enroll?

Some clinics offer regular weekly Navigator hours. All clinics offer enrollments by appointment. Email [email protected], or call 612.999.1103 to schedule your appointment. 

Do I need an appointment?

We encourage you to make an appointment to reduce your wait time. Call 612.999.1103 or email [email protected] to schedule, and to find out what documents you may need in order to enroll.

What should I bring to my appointment?

You will need:

  • Photo ID
  • Your social security number
  • An estimate of your earnings for the next 12 months

In some cases you may need additional documents. We want to make sure you get the most out of your appointment, so when you schedule, we encourage you to discuss what additional documents may apply to you.

Navigator Appointments

Unless noted, walk-ins are accepted, but we encourage you to make an appointment to reduce your wait time.

Daily

Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays*

  • Vandalia: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    (11/11, 12/2, 12/16, 1/6) 
  • Minneapolis: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    (11/18, 12/9, 1/13)                      

*Spanish Speaking Navigator Available

Don't see a time that works for you?  Call our Navigator line at 612.999.1103.

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Insurance Resources

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Minnesota

Minnesotans can enroll through MNsure, Minnesota's state health exchange.

Customer Service:
855.366.7873

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North Dakota

North Dakotans enroll through HealthCare.gov, the federal insurance marketplace.

Customer Service:
800.318.2596

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South Dakota

South Dakotans enroll through HealthCare.gov, the federal insurance marketplace.

Customer Service:
800.318.2596

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Care. No matter what.

With or without insurance, we're here to provide you with expert sexual and reproductive health care. If you're concerned about the cost of care, we can help you determine if you qualify for reduced-cost or no-cost services.