Minnesota Health Care Programs

Minnesota Health Care Programs have free and low-cost health insurance for children and families who qualify. (Medical Assistance has no monthly premium. MinnesotaCare has a monthly premium based on household income.)  Your child may qualify if your household income is below:

Income is one factor for qualifying. Other rules and limits apply. For more information, call your county office or visit www.dhs.state.mn.us/healthcare. The income limits above are valid until June 30, 2011.

To get a Minnesota Health Care Programs application

One the web:



(877) KIDS-NOW toll free


Hennepin County Human Services & Public Health Department
330 South 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1401
(612) 596-1300