Health Care Programs Manual

Welcome to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Health Care Programs Manual (HCPM).

Manual Letters.

Bulletins.

Other Publications.

MinnesotaCare Premium Table Archives.

Contact Us.

How to Use the Manual.

FAQs.

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Manual Letters

NEW! Manual Letter #70 (November 2014).

l  Manual letters are at the beginning of the Table of Contents (after the Glossary).

l  Individual pages that have been updated link to previous versions through the ”Archive” located at the top right of the page.

l  Manual letters can be accessed here:

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Bulletins

According to DHS policy, bulletins that are more than two years old that are not reissued are obsolete. Do not refer to policy for Minnesota Health Care Programs in bulletins that are more than two years old. Bulletins regarding Minnesota Health Care Programs that are not listed here are either expired or policy is incorporated into the appropriate HCPM sections.

Information from the following bulletins will be added to the manual in a future update. Consult these bulletins for the most recent policy in addition to the relevant manual sections.

l Bulletin #12-21-08, "Access Services Information."

Note:  Information included in Bulletin #10-21-10, "DHS Clarifies Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Eligibility for Residents of Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMDs)," is in the process of being updated and transferred to the Health Care Programs Manual. Case specific questions relating to IMDs can be submitted to HealthQuest.

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Other Publications

The chart "2014 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The chart "2013 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The chart "2012 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The chart "2011 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The chart "2010 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The chart "2009 Amounts in Excess of Medicare Part D Benchmark to Apply as Medical Expense" is available.

The guide "Health Care Eligibility for Noncitizens" has been revised (June 2008).

 

MinnesotaCare Premium Table Archives

December 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

July 1, 2012 - November 30, 2013

July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011

July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010

May 1, 2009 - June 30, 2009

July 1, 2008 - April 30, 2009

July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008

July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007

July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006

July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005

October 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004

July 1, 2003 - September 30, 2003

July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003

Contact Us

l  Direct any questions about the Health Care Programs Manual to the Health Care Eligibility and Access (HCEA) Division, P.O. Box 64989, 540 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN  55164-0989, call (888) 938-3224 or fax (651) 431-7423.

l  County, tribal and MinnesotaCare Operations staff:  Follow agency procedures for submitting policy-related questions to HealthQuest.

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