Health Care Programs

The following programs help low-income people with coverage for medical bills:

  • Medical Assistance (MA) - This program assists children under the age of 21, parents or relative caretakers of dependent children, pregnant women, people who are 65 or older and people who have a disability.
  • Other Health Care Programs - There are a variety of health care programs available to assist specific groups of people. These include persons in Nursing Homes, at-home care services, etc. the Department of Human Services web site is a good source of information on these programs.
  • Child Care Assistance Program - People may be eligible for child care assistance if they are in need of child care services in order to secure employment, retain employment, and they meet the program income guidelines (see more (PDF)).

Health care access services are available to applicants/recipients of Medical Assistance (MA), Minnesota Care pregnant women and children under 21 years of age.  For additional information, please see the Access Services Plan and the Notice of Access Service Availability.  Please contact an Eligibility Worker with any questions @ (651) 385-3200 or (800) 950-2142.