Minnesota General Assistance Medical Care Benefits
Program DescriptionMinnesota's General Assistance Medical Care program provides health care coverage to adults without dependent children who have very low income. Covered services include doctor visits, hospitalization, prescriptions, eye exams, and more. Because of different calculation methods, the income limits listed here may be slightly different than the actual income figures used by Minnesota. Please contact us for more information on the program.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Minnesota, a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, and you must have an annual household income below $6,736 for one person in the household or below $9,091 for two persons in the household. You must also be between the ages of 21 and 64 with no dependent children, and you must not be eligible for any other state or federal medical program (including Medicaid).
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
More information is available on the Minnesota Department of Human Services web site: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/healthcare/
Applications are available online, or at any Minnesota county human services agency.
Questions may be directed to the local county agency or the state agency at: 651-296-8517
Or, use our toll-free number: 1-800-657-3659