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.

22 State Programs in Minnesota

Program Name Program Provides
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Prescription medications for low-income individuals with HIV/AIDS.
Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening - Sage Program Free breast and cervical cancer screening for eligible women.
Breast/Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (MA-BC) Treatment for breast and cervical cancer.
Child & Teen Checkups (C&TC) Program a/k/a EPSDT Early & periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment program for children.
Children & Youth with Special Health Needs /CYSHN Access to medical & related care for children with special health care needs, birth to 21.
HIV/AIDS Dental Program Dental services for HIV positive individuals.
HIV/AIDS Insurance Program Financial assistance for insurance premiums to individuals who have HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS Mental Health Services Pays for limited outpatient counseling.
iCanConnect - Minnesota Free communications technology for those with both hearing & vision loss (deaf-blind).
Infant and Toddler Intervention Early intervention services for infants & toddlers with developmental delays.
Medical Assistance - Families with children under 21 Health care coverage for children under age 19 of low-income families who are not on Medicaid. MN also includes children 19 & 20 and some low-income parents.
Medical Assistance - TEFRA for Children with disabilities (MA-TEFRA) Medical care to allow disabled children under age 19 to be cared for in their homes.
Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) (MN) Helps pay for certain Medicare Part A and B costs.
Minnesota Medical Assistance (MA) Health care coverage for eligible low-income residents.
Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) Health care program for seniors that combines several programs into one health care package.
Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program (MN VFC) Free/low cost vaccines for children
MinnesotaCare Health insurance for Minnesota residents who don't have access to affordable insurance
Sage Scopes - Colorectal Cancer Screening Free colorectal cancer screening program
STAR Program Products, devices etc. that improve the quality of life of the disabled of all ages.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program a/k/a Senior LinkAge Line Free counseling and assistance on all aspects of Medicare.
Telephone Equipment Distribution Program (TED) Loans telecommunications devices to residents with hearing loss or speech impairment.
Women Infants & Children Program (WIC) Nutritional food, nutrition education, and other services for qualifying women and children at no charge.