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STD Testing and Other Services

Whether online or in-person, Planned Parenthood offers STD care - including at home testing kits. Financial help is available for STD testing and many other services offered at Planned Parenthood. Eligibility depends on things like income, household size, and programs available in your area.

If you have questions about funding or payment options, call 1-800-230-PLAN, we're here to help. 

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Our highly trained staff can answer your questions about insurance coverage or help determine if you're eligible for reduced or no-cost care. 

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MNsure

If you live in Minnesota, our MNsure-certified navigators can help answer your questions, help you fill out an application, enroll in an affordable plan, and help with renewals. There is no fee for enrollment assistance.

If you live in Minnesota, you can enroll for coverage in the Marketplace starting February 16, 2021 and running through July 16, 2021.

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Open Enrollment

If you live in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, or South Dakota you have until August 15 to enroll in coverage on the Marketplace.

Medicaid enrollment is year-round for those who qualify.

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Thinking about getting tested?

Getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs/STIs) is easier than ever either in-person or with at home STD testing kits. 

It's a good idea to get tested if you:

  • had a new sexual partner since your last test.
  • had unprotected sex.
  • think your partner may have an STD. 
  • are experiencing symptoms — but remember, STDs don't always cause symptoms.
  • if you think you've been exposed to HIV within the last 3-days, call to discuss PEP to prevent HIV infection. 
Can Planned Parenthood help me find affordable health insurance?

If you live in Minnesota, our MNsure-certified navigators can help answer your questions, help you fill out an application, enroll in an affordable plan, and help with renewals.

The recent American Rescue Plan Act has expanded insurance benefits. Even if you’ve applied in the past, you may now have access to more affordable health insurance.

When can I enroll?

If you live in Minnesota, MNsure is offering a special enrollment period for people without insurance or people who don’t have coverage through MNsure. This period is from February 16, 2021 to July 16, 2021.

If you qualify for Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, or have a qualifying life event, you can enroll outside of this time. You can read mor about qualifying life events on the mnsure.org website.

Where can I enroll?

Some Planned Parenthood health centers offer regular weekly hours for insurance enrollment assistance. We encourage you to call and schedule an appointment to reduce your wait time.

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The recent American Rescue Plan Act has expanded insurance benefits. Even if you’ve applied in the past, you may now have access to more affordable health insurance. 

The Special Enrollment Period in Minnesota begins February 16, 2021 and runs through July 16, 2021. During this time, you can enroll and pick a private plan through MNsure if you are uninsured or have insurance outside of MNsure.

As a reminder, those who are eligible for Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare can apply at any time during the year. You may also qualify for a Special Enrollment Period outside of Open Enrollment.

If you’re losing insurance, are uninsured, had a change in household size or income, or just want to talk to someone about your insurance options, MNsure-certified navigators are available to help at Planned Parenthood.

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and follow all CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommendations and best practices. To protect you and our community, all MNsure appointments will be over the phone. Until further notice, please call for questions or to set up an appointment.

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