With just under two weeks left in the 2018 open enrollment period, MNsure is reminding area residents of some money-saving tax credits available.
Though the statewide household average for tax credits is around $7,000 per year, it's even higher in the Mankato area, where residents are saving around 8500 per year from tax credits when purchasing coverage through MNsure.
Sixty Four Percent of households enrolled in Le Sueur, Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties are averaging a similar amount.
MNsure's open enrollment period runs through January 14 and More than 2700 Mankato-area residents have already enrolled in private health coverage through MNsure so far.