How to prepare for your visit with Briva Health

Applying for health insurance can become overwhelming quickly. There are a variety of factors that can impact eligibility, and how you respond to questions on the application can affect your eligibility and enrollment status. Our Navigators are able to assist you in a variety of ways to ensure your enrollment is successful and kept up…

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Reporting Changes with MNsure

One of the biggest benefits of using a navigator service is the assistance you receive when calling to report changes. Often times when calling to report changes there are various phone trees and prompts, different departments to be transferred to, or long wait times. Navigators are experts on knowing when and how to call into…

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MNsure Programs – Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, and Qualified Health Plans

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MNsure is the umbrella term for the health insurance marketplace in the state of Minnesota. There are three main programs under MNsure: Medical Assistance (MA) MinnesotaCare (MNcare) Qualified health plans (QHP or private plans) Eligibility for each program is primarily based on the applicant’s household and income information. Medical Assistance No monthly premium for the…

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What is MinnesotaCare?

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MinnesotaCare is a state run health program for low income minnesotans, its income limits are higher than Medical Assistance. The program is paid for by a tax on hospitals, health care providers, Basic Health program funding, and premiums from enrollees. The health plans available for MinnesotaCare enrollees vary from one county to another. However, most…

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Impact of Federal & State Budgets on Healthcare

Impact of Federal & State Budgets on Healthcare

As more news continues to come out about budgets for the upcoming year, it can be hard to understand how these changes may affect you. Both federal and state level policies and budgets have an effect on the types and prices of insurance plans made available to consumers. Here’s the low-down on what both President…

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