MA Renewals
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MA Renewals

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Renewals Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees must have eligibility renewed every six or 12 months. Renewing eligibility means redetermining eligibility. Most MA enrollees have an annual renewal. Some MA…

MA Financial Eligibility
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MA Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Financial Eligibility This subchapter provides financial eligibility policy for Medical Assistance (MA). This covers eligibility requirements that involve a person’s income or assets. Financial eligibility policy that…

MA Asset Limits
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MA Asset Limits

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Asset Limits Assets are items of value that people own like bank accounts, stocks and bonds, cars and real estate. Asset Limit for Medical Assistance Families with…

MA Income Limits
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MA Income Limits

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA)Income Limits Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (MA) program considers income in determining eligibility, benefit set, spenddown and premium amounts. To be eligible for most programs, a person’s income must…

MA Non-Financial Eligibility
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MA Non-Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Non-Financial Eligibility This subchapter provides non-financial eligibility policy that generally applies to all types of Medical Assistance (MA) and links to policies that apply to all Minnesota…

MA Bases of Eligibility
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MA Bases of Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Bases of Eligibility Minnesota provides Medical Assistance (MA) to certain groups of people as allowed under law. These groups are referred to as a basis of eligibility….

MA Citizenship
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MA Citizenship

In order to receive Medical Assistance (MA), applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or certain lawfully present noncitizens. See the MA Immigration Status policy for more information. U.S. Citizen A U.S. citizen is someone who is born in the U.S. (including U.S. territories, except for American Samoa) or who was born outside the U.S. and who…

MA Immigration Status
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MA Immigration Status

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Immigration Status In order to receive Medical Assistance (MA), applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or certain lawfully present noncitizens. See the MA Citizenship policy for more information….

MA County Residency
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MA County Residency

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) County Residency Medical Assistance (MA) has rules about county residence. County residency policy determines the: County of service County of financial responsibility County of Service The county…

MA Living Arrangement
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MA Living Arrangement

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Living Arrangement Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees live in a variety of community and facility (or institutional) living arrangements. A person’s living arrangement may affect MA eligibility and…

MA Social Security Number
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MA Social Security Number

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA)Social Security Number The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) uses Social Security Numbers (SSNs) to identify applicants and enrollees and to administer Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)….

MA General Requirements
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MA General Requirements

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) General Requirements This subchapter provides policy information that generally applies to all types of Medical Assistance (MA) and links to policies that apply to all Minnesota Health…

MA Mandatory Verifications
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MA Mandatory Verifications

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Mandatory Verifications Mandatory verifications must be verified through an available electronic data source or by paper proof, if electronic data sources are unsuccessful or unavailable. Self-attestation alone…

MA Responsibilities
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MA Responsibilities

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Responsibilities All applicants and enrollees have responsibilities under various laws. This subchapter provides policy that generally applies to all types of Medical Assistance (MA) and links to…

MA Cooperation
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MA Cooperation

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Cooperation Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees must comply with various eligibility requirements. Enrollees who fail to cooperate with requirements may have their MA coverage ended. Cooperation is required…

MA Referral For Other Benefits
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MA Referral For Other Benefits

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Referral For Other Benefits Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees who appear to have eligibility for other programs are required to apply for those programs to continue MA eligibility….

MA Cost Sharing
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MA Cost Sharing

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Cost Sharing Cost sharing includes those costs a Medical Assistance (MA) enrollee pays towards their health care. MA cost sharing includes deductibles, medical visit and prescription copays….

MA Benefit Recovery
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MA Benefit Recovery

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA)Benefit Recovery State and federal funds pay for Medical Assistance (MA). The State of Minnesota uses several ways to recover the cost of health care benefits…

MA Medical Support
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MA Medical Support

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Medical Support The Medical Assistance (MA) program requires parents or relative caretakers to help provide health care for their children. When one parent does not live…

MA Other Third Party Liability
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MA Other Third Party Liability

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual.l. Medical Assistance (MA) Other Third Party Liability In some situations, Medical Assistance (MA) enrollees may have access to third party liability other than health care coverage for all or part of…

MA Liens
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MA Liens

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA)Liens The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) files liens against real property interests to recover the amount Medical Assistance (MA) paid for certain services described in state…

MA Estate Recovery
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MA Estate Recovery

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance (MA) Estate Recovery Medical Assistance (MA) estate recovery is a program that the federal government requires the State of Minnesota to administer to receive MA funds. County agencies,…

MA-NAA Mandatory Verifications
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MA-NAA Mandatory Verifications

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance Northstar Adoption Assistance Mandatory Verifications Mandatory verifications must be verified through an available electronic data source or by paper proof, if electronic data sources are unsuccessful or unavailable. Self-attestation…

MA-NAA Health Care Delivery
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MA-NAA Health Care Delivery

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Medical Assistance Northstar Adoption Assistance Health Care Delivery Medical Assistance Northstar Adoption Assistance enrollees must follow guidelines for receiving medically necessary services. There are guidelines for benefit sets, managed care plans,…

Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)
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Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)

This section is taken from Eligibility Policy Manual, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Minnesota Health Care Programs The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) administers a number of Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP). These programs include MinnesotaCare, Medicare Savings Programs, the Minnesota Family Planning…

MHCP Interstate Residency Agreements
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MHCP Interstate Residency Agreements

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Interstate Residency Agreements Minnesota has the following agreements with other states in regards to state residency. North Dakota Agreement Minnesota and North Dakota…

MHCP Overpayments
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MHCP Overpayments

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Overpayments Overpayments occur when enrollees receive more Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) benefits than they were entitled. Overpayments are determined in these situations:…