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Houston County Department of Human Services

County Programs for Health Care Financial Assistance

304 S Marshall St, Rm 104, Caledonia, MN, 55921

Distance: 954 Miles

(507) 725-5811

Website

https://www.co.houston.mn.us/departments/human-services

Service Details

Description

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 up to eight months of 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.


Features

  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Houston County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 725-5811
FAX (507) 725-3990

Last Update

9/21/2022

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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