MinnesotaCare coverage

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MinnesotaCare coverage usually begins the month after you pay your premium. You get all your services through a health plan. You can choose your health plan from those offered in the county where you live.

What services are covered?

MinnesotaCare covered services include:

  • Alcohol and drug treatment
  • Chiropractic care
  • Dental care (limited for some adults)
  • Doctor/clinic visits
  • Emergency room (ER) care
  • Eye exams and eyeglasses
  • Family planning services
  • Hearing aids
  • Home care
  • Hospice care
  • Hospital services (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Immunizations and vaccines
  • Interpreter services (language and hearing)
  • Lab and X-ray
  • Licensed birth center services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Medical transportation for pregnant women and children under 21 access, ambulance and special (other adults have emergency ambulance only)
  • Medication Therapy Management Services
  • Mental health care
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Prescription drugs
  • Rehabilitative therapy

  • For details, call member services or refer to your health plan Evidence of Coverage.

    Copays and limits
    There are no copays or coverage limits for pregnant women and children under age 21. Non-pregnant adults have the following copays:

  • $2.75 monthly deductible
  • $3 copay on non-preventive doctor visits (no copay for mental health visits)
  • $3 copay on prescription drugs
  • $3.50 copay on non-emergency visits to the emergency room
  • $25 copay on eyeglasses

  • For details, call member services or refer to your health plan Evidence of Coverage.

    What services are NOT covered?

  • Artificial ways to become pregnant, including fertility drugs
  • Autopsy
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Gender-reassignment surgery
  • Missed appointments
  • Vocational or educational services
  • Contact us

    Health plan member services phone numbers
    MinnesotaCare contact information


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