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Impacts to Minnesota

$2.5 billion a year • Coverage for 1.2 million* • Consumer protections • Nation-leading innovations

The Minnesota Department of Human Services strives to provide clear and factual information about the impacts of its programs and services to all state residents. The information contained here represents these efforts in regard to the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its proposed repeal. Information will be updated routinely as we learn more about the impacts to Minnesotans.

Impacts to Minnesota’s public health care programs

The AHCA would significantly impact Minnesotans using public health care programs and dramatically reduce federal funding for Minnesotans' health care. Read our:

ACA repeal impact, by region

If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, the effects will be felt across Minnesota. Read about:

ACA impact statewide

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) accelerated Minnesota's progress, increasing our insured rate to 96 percent. Read more about the:

Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare by county

Number of Minnesotans whose comprehensive health care coverage would be impacted by passage of the American Health Care Act or new legislation that similarly changes Medicaid. DHS continues to analyze implications of possible Affordable Care Act changes.

Numbers accurate as of March 2017.


Public program expansion and the uninsured rate

The ACA accelerated progress in Minnesota. We’ve covered 300,000 people through public programs and drove our uninsured rate to a historic low.

* People on Minnesota’s Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare programs could either lose coverage altogether or see their coverage significantly reduced.

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