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Health Insurance

Consumer resources on a variety of health insurance topics, including a general overview of how private market insurance works, a list of individual health plans and a glossary of health insurance terms.


  • Discount Health Plans

    A consumer alert issued by the department regarding discount health plans.

  • Families & Kids

    A brief survey of the carriers offering individual and family insurance in Minnesota.


  • Glossary

    Glossary of health insurance terms for consumers, employers, small businesses and others.


  • Medicare Open Enrollment

    Medicare open enrollment offers an opportunity for you to evaluate your coverage options.

  • Private Health Insurance

    A primer on how private market health coverage works in the state of Minnesota.


  • Other Plans

    Information on limited benefit, high deductible and health savings plans, and managed care systems such as HMOs.

  • List of Plans

    A list of individual health plans in Minnesota.