Notice Regarding Public Health Care Programs
Many Minnesota families and children are without adequate health care coverage but may not be aware of available coverage.
Minnesota offers health care through publicly funded health care programs to people who qualify and meet the program guidelines within income and asset limits. Available programs include Medical Assistance (MA), General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) and MinnesotaCare. Minnesota’s health care programs may cover the following medical services: doctor assistance, dental visits, hospital care, prescriptions and immunizations, eye exams and eye glasses, chiropractic care, family planning, hearing aids, mental health services, and medical equipment and supplies.
Applications for the Minnesota Health Care Programs are available at all of District 196’s public schools and early childhood education sites. Applications can also be obtained from Dakota County or the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
For more information about Minnesota’s Health Care Programs or for assistance filling out an application, please contact one of the following: