There are two Minnesota Health Care Programs MnSCU students may qualify for due to their income status, they are Medical Assistance (MA) or MinnesotaCare.  Students currently enrolled in Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare programs will automatically be moved to MNsure as part of their renewal process.  If a student is not currently enrolled in one of these programs and would like to know if they qualify for either of them, their eligibility status will automatically be reviewed when they apply for coverage through MNsure.  Additional information regarding Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare can be found at


The Affordable Care Act requires everyone to have health insurance or be subject to penalties.  There are several options available to students, which include, being covered on their parent’s policy until age 26 or by purchasing coverage through the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange (MNsure).  Students can enroll in the exchange at