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Fillmore County Department of Social Services

County Programs for Health Care Financial Assistance

902 Houston St NW, Ste 1, Preston, MN, 55965

Distance: 974 Miles

(507) 765-2175


Service Details


County programs that can help cover the cost of health care include:
* Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA): Covers the cost of emergency medical care for people with low-incomes

* Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD): Work incentive that allows people with disabilities to work and keep their Medical Assistance (MA)

* Medical Assistance (MA): Minnesota's Medicaid program that provides health care coverage to low-income children, families, pregnant women, adults without children apply online, people 65 or older apply online, and people with disabilities apply online

* Medical Assistance - Tax Equity Fairness and Responsibility Act (MA-TEFRA): An insurance option for children with disabilities who live with their parent(s), need a high level of care, and whose parents have too much income for their child to qualify for MA

* Medicare Savings Programs - Service Limited Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB), Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB), Qualified Individual (QI) and Qualified Working Disabled (QWD): Programs help people on Medicare who have low-to-modest incomes to pay for Medicare premiums and sometimes other Medicare costs

* Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA): A Minnesota Health Care Program (MHCP) that provides health care insurance coverage to refugees with low income

* County Burial Assistance: Financial assistance with final expenses when families don't have the resources themselves. County workers will assess for eligibility for burial and other expenses.


  • Area Served by County
    • Fillmore County 
  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low income 


Check specific program guidelines for requirements.

Area Served

Fillmore County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
General Information (507) 765-2175

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