Medicaid Application Instructions
If you meet the eligibility guidelines and you want to apply for Medical Assistance in Minnesota, follow a method of your choice below.
You can submit an application for Medicaid online in Minnesota. Follow the instructions below to start your application. It only takes a few minutes.
- When you have opened the website in your browser, create an account with MNsure. If you already have an account, use it to sign in to the platform.
- Now look for Medicaid benefits or Medical Assistance application.
- Open the application and follow instructions to complete it.
Apply by downloading the application
Apply in person
You can also apply for Medical Assistance in Minnesota by visiting a local county Human Services office. If you have a Tribal Heath Care office in your area, go there to apply in person for Medicaid.
For further assistance with Medicaid application, benefits information, or eligibility determination, call 855-366-7873.
If you are living in Minnesota and you need medical assistance due to having low-income, you can apply for Medicaid or Medical Assistance (MA). If you meet the eligibility guidelines, you will start receiving the benefits according to the category in which you enroll for benefits.
In order to know if you qualify for the program, the best way is to submit an application. However, you can look at the overview of criteria before applying for the program to get an idea if you can enroll in one of the Medicaid categories.
Usually, you will qualify for Medicaid in Minnesota if you meet one of the following criteria.
- Adults: Adult individuals living in Minnesota and requiring medical assistance can receive benefits through Medicaid program if they have household income up to 278% of the FPL.
- Infants: Infants can also qualify for Medicaid if they have household income under 283% of the FPL.
- Children: Children can also qualify for Medicaid benefits if they have household income below 275% of the FPL.
- Pregnant woman: Pregnant women will qualify for benefits through Medicaid program if they have household income up to 278% of the FPL.