Many people struggle with applying for healthcare assistance programs. The Arc can provide information to assist you in choosing and applying for the coverage you need.
Medical Assistance is the way many families of children and adults with disabilities pay for services, like Personal Care Assistance (PCA) and waivers. It is also a starting point in applying for a waiver.
MNsure is Minnesota’s health insurance exchange and the “front door” where most Minnesotans apply for healthcare programs like Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Qualified Health Plans (QHPs, private insurance plans), and financial assistance to purchase these QHPs. Some people with disabilities apply for healthcare programs through MNsure, while others apply directly through their county of residence.
The Arc can provide information to assist you in choosing and applying for the coverage you need. Advocates will provide tools to guide you through the application process and facilitate communication with your county and the state.
The Arc provides information about healthcare access to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family members living in the same household within the 7-county metro area.
Advocates at The Arc are available to answer questions about: