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Minnesota Medical Assistance Benefits

Program Description

Minnesota's Medical Assistance program provides comprehensive health care coverage. Covered services include doctor visits, hospitalization, prescriptions, eye exams, eyeglasses, dental care and more. Certain home care services are also covered when medically necessary.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Minnesota, a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, a child under age 21, a parent or relative caretaker of a dependent child(ren) under age 21, blind, age 65 or older, or have a disability.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

More information is available on the Minnesota Department of Human Services website:
Applications are available online, or at any Minnesota county human services agency.
Or call toll-free: 1-800-657-3659
Questions may be directed to the local county agency or the state agency at: 651-296-8517