Medical Assistance

Senator Alice Mann Introduces Legislation to Provide Medical Assistance for Incarcerated Individuals

SAINT PAUL, Minn. Senator Alice Mann (DFL-Edina) introduced SF 3509 to provide access to Medical Assistance (MA) for incarcerated individuals. 

“By providing health care coverage prior to release, we ensure that individuals receive care before their needs become an emergency,” said Sen. Mann. “We have relied on incarceration for too long to fix the problems affecting the health and well-being of our neighbors. Substance use, recovery, and mental health require medical care – not stigma. It is essential that we ensure formerly incarcerated individuals have medical stability so they can return to community with one less disadvantage.”

Senator Sheran to Co-Host Information Session on MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance

MANKATO, Minn. — Senator Kathy Sheran is co-hosting an information session on MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance from 1:00-3:00pm on Thursday, November 5. The meeting is open to the public, and will focus on the annual health plan selection period and be… Read More »Senator Sheran to Co-Host Information Session on MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance