Medica, a non-profit health insurance company headquartered in Minneapolis, MN will begin offering coverage to individuals on and off the Nebraska and Iowa Health Insurance Marketplace under the product name Medica Insure.  Plans will have effective dates beginning January 1, 2016.  

Medica will be using the Midlands Choice network for the Medica Insure products.  As a Midlands Choice contracted provider, there is no need to contract separately with Medica.  Medica Insure members will have access to Midlands Choice contracted providers.  

Medica is an established company serving approximately 1.5 million members in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  Nebraska and Iowa Medica Insure plans will go on sale on November 1, 2015 at the beginning of the Marketplace open enrollment period.  Medica will be a Premier payer with Midlands Choice.