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No rush for MNsure; only 96 have applied so far in Becker County

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By Jan. 1, it will be federal law for nearly everyone to have health insurance or be fined.

That’s the stick.

The carrot is that the federal government will help income-eligible people pay for it.


When given the choice to go with a federal health care exchange or create its own, the state of Minnesota opted to create its own exchange. The enrollment period for MNsure has begun, and Becker County Human Services employees are working to help with the changes.

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