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Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Help Paying for Medical Costs - Minnesota Insulin Safety Net Program

335 Randolph Ave, Ste 230, St. Paul, MN, 55102

Service Details

Description

Provides financial help to people with a health condition or disability so that they can pay medical bills or other expenses related to health care.


Additional Information

Helps Minnesotans with difficulties affording their insulin medication


Offers two financial assistance programs to help with insulin costs:
* Urgent Need program
* Continuing Need program


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County 
    • Anoka County 
    • Becker County 
    • Beltrami County 
    • Benton County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Carlton County 
    • Carver County 
    • Cass County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Chisago County 
    • Clay County 
    • Clearwater County 
    • Cook County 
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Crow Wing County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Dodge County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Grant County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Houston County 
    • Hubbard County 
    • Isanti County 
    • Itasca County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Kanabec County 
    • Kandiyohi County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Koochiching County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Lake County 
    • Lake of the Woods County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Mille Lacs County 
    • Morrison County 
    • Mower County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Norman County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Pine County 
    • Pipestone County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Redwood County 
    • Renville County 
    • Rice County 
    • Rock County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Sibley County 
    • St. Louis County 
    • Statewide 
    • Stearns County 
    • Steele County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Todd County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Wadena County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Washington County 
    • Watonwan County 
    • Wilkin County 
    • Winona County 
    • Wright County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 
  • Payment
    • Sliding fee scale 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Urgent Need program:
* Must be a resident of Minnesota, with proof of residency identification
* Have an urgent need for insulin
* Have a current insulin prescription
* Pay more than $75 each month for insulin
* Not be enrolled in Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care


To be eligible for the Continuing Need program:
* Must be a resident of Minnesota, with proof of residency identification
* Have a family income equal to or less than 400% of the federal poverty guidelines income
* Not be enrolled in Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care
* Not be eligible to receive health care through most federally funded programs (some eligibility may exist for Medicare Part D enrollees)
* Not be eligible to receive prescription drug benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs


Application Instructions

For the Urgent Need program, fill out an application and bring the completed form to your pharmacy with a valid identification and insulin prescription.


For the Continuing Need program contact a trained MNsure navigator for application assistance.


Fees

Urgent Need program users can receive a 30-day insulin supply for no more than $35.


Continuing Need program users can receive a year supply of insulin for no more than $50 for each 90-day refill.


Area Served

Statewide


Websites

Last Update

2/19/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

Other Services or resources

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