Medical Assistance Responsibilities

All applicants and enrollees have responsibilities under various laws. This subchapter provides policy that generally applies to all types of Medical Assistance (MA) and links to policies that apply to all Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP).

Applicants and enrollees must be informed of their responsibilities. The Notice of Privacy Practices and other information about client rights and responsibilities is part of the online and paper applications, various e-doc forms, eligibility notices, and brochures that include information on client responsibilities. Such information is in plain language and accessible to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) and persons with disabilities.

Topics covered in this sub-chapter are:

  1. MA Benefit Recovery

    1. MA Estate Recovery

    2. MA Liens

    3. MA Third Party Liability

      1. MA Cost Effective Insurance

      2. MA Medical Support

      3. MA Other Third Party Liability

    4. MHCP Overpayments

  2. MHCP Change in Circumstances

  3. MA Cooperation

  4. MA Cost Sharing

  5. MHCP Fraud

  6. MHCP Inconsistent Information

  7. MA Referral for Other Benefits