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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)

540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155

(800) 657-3739


Service Details


Minnesota Health Care Programs provide health care coverage to eligible families with children, adults, people with disabilities, and seniors.

Health services are provided on a fee-for-service basis or through managed care organizations, depending on the program.
Programs include:
* Medical Assistance (Medicaid) - members must meet income limits, nonfinancial eligibility rules and be Minnesota residents
* MinnesotaCare - provides affordable coverage for those who have higher income levels than eligible for Medicaid
* Minnesota Family Planning Program - family planning services for low-income Minnesotans


Most people apply for coverage from publicly funded programs through the state's MNsure health insurance marketplace.

Application Instructions

Eligibility and enrollment process varies by program. Contact your county or tribal human services department for more information.

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main - DHS Information Desk (651) 431-2000
Speech-to-Speech relay (877) 627-3848
TTY (800) 627-3529

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