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 policies that apply to all Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP).

Applicants and enrollees must be informed of their responsibilities. The Notice of Privacy Practices and other information about client rights and responsibilities is part of the online and paper applications, various e-doc forms, eligibility notices, and brochures that include information on client responsibilities. Such information is in plain language and accessible to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) and persons with disabilities.

Topics covered in this sub-chapter are:

MA Benefit Recovery

MA Estate Recovery

MA Liens

MA Third Party Liability

MA Cost Effective Insurance

MA Medical Support

MA Other Third Party Liability

MHCP Overpayments

MHCP Change in Circumstances

MA Cooperation

MA Cost Sharing

MHCP Fraud

MHCP Inconsistent Information

MA Referral for Other Benefits

CREDIT: The content of this post has been copied or adopted from the Minnesota Healthcare Programs Eligibility Policy Manual, originally published by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

This is also part of a series of posts on Minnesota Healthcare Eligibility Policies.