State-Sponsored Programs for Minnesota

State-Sponsored Programs are programs created, sponsored, and/or funded (all or in part): by a state, county or local government, and provide: Medical care or financial assistance for medical care, health insurance, prescription assistance, medical supplies, medical equipment, disease screening, respite care or other medical assistance. The State-Sponsored Programs are listed in alphabetical order.


Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name.

9 State Programs in Minnesota

Program Name Program Provides
Children & Youth with Special Health Needs /CYSHN Access to medical & related care for children with special health care needs, birth to 21.
HIV/AIDS Insurance Program Financial assistance for insurance premiums to individuals who have HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS Mental Health Program Pays for limited outpatient counseling.
Infant and Toddler Intervention Early intervention services for infants & toddlers with developmental delays.
Medical Assistance - Families with children under 21 Low-cost health care coverage for children under age 19 of low-income families who are not on Medicaid; MN also includes children 19 & 20.
Sage Scopes - Colorectal Cancer Screening Free colorectal cancer screening program
Senior LinkAge Line Help locate free or reduced cost prescription drugs.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program / SHIP Free counseling and assistance on all aspects of Medicare.
Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) - Minnesota Free/low cost vaccines for children