Financial & Medical Assistance

Medical Programs

To get health care program coverage, you must complete a Minnesota Health Care Application Form (HCAPP), meet the specific program guidelines, and be within the monthly income limits. An interview is not required. For specific eligibility information see MNSure.

Medical Assistance (MA)

To get MA, you must meet be: 

*Under age 21

MA may pay for medical bills going back 3 months from the month you turn in your application. If your income is more than the limit, you may still qualify and you should apply.

Medicare Savings Programs (QMB, SLMB, QI1)

If you are enrolled or eligible to enroll in Medicare, you may be eligible for one of these programs. These programs will help pay for your Medicare premiums.


This program is for people who are not eligible for MA or GAMC, do not have Medicare or access to employer subsidized health insurance. You will have to pay a monthly premium, and coverage starts the month after you pay your premium.

Use the Eligibility Screening Tool provided by Bridge to Benefits to see if you or someone else may be eligible for public work support programs. It will ask you a few simple questions but will NOT ask you for information that identifies you. It's easy, confidential and free!

Health Care Acces Services/Transportation

Notice of Health Care Access Services