Thirty organizations will share in a $4 million federal grant to help Minnesotans find health insurance coverage on the new online marketplace, MNsure announced Friday.
More than 100 groups applied for the money to hire staff or buy equipment to reach out to Minnesotans who lack health insurance. While the groups will enroll consumers in any coverage from Medicaid to commercial plans, the grants are geared toward hard-to-reach populations and people with low incomes.
The funding is intended to help social service organizations purchase equipment and hire staff so they can provide assistance to an influx of new clients.
Here is a list of the organizations:
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Central MN Jobs and Training Services Inc.
Centro Inc. (Centro Cultural Chicano Inc.)
Communicating for America Inc.
Community Resource Connections Inc.
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES)
Generations Health Care Initiatives
Health Access MN Inc
Healthfinders Collaborative Inc.
Hmong American Partnership
International Institute of Minnesota
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge
Minnesota AIDS Project
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Minnesota Community Action Partnership
Minnesota Council of Churches
Northpoint Health & Wellness Center Inc.
Planned Parenthood MN, ND, SD
Small Business Minnesota
Somali Health Solutions
Southside Community Health Services Inc.
Springboard for the Arts
Western Community Action Inc.
Women's Health Center of Duluth P.A.