Because of the potential growth of COVID-19 cases, MNsure is offering a special enrollment period, Minnesota's marketplace health insurance connector announced.

Anyone who is currently uninsured may get coverage by applying on by April 21. Coverage will start on Wednesday, April 1. Anyone who enrolls after April 1 and before 11:59 p.m. April 21 will have their coverage retroactive to April 1.

Instructions for enrolling are on the website. Or call the MNsure contact center at 855-366-7873. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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