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  • Medical Assistance

    Medical Assistance (MA) is Minnesota's Medicaid program for people with low income. You might qualify for MA based on your income or your disability.

  • Prescriptions

    Prescription medication can be expensive. You have a few different ways to get prescription coverage and help paying for medications.

  • Medicare

    When you work, you pay Medicare taxes. If you pay enough in Medicare taxes, you'll qualify for Medicare at age 65 or when you meet certain other conditions.


  • Affordable housing

    There are many programs related to affordable housing for people with disabilities.

  • Housing stabilization

    Housing stabilization services can help you find and keep stable affordable housing.


  • Assistive Technology

    Assistive Technology can help you do things that might otherwise be difficult or impossible to do on your own.

  • Community First Services and Supports

    Community First Services and Supports (CFSS) is a Minnesota health care program that offers flexible options to meet the needs of people.

  • PCA services

    A personal care assistant (PCA) helps with daily living tasks, such as eating, bathing, using the bathroom and getting dressed.

  • Transportation

    Transportation options are unique to each community, ranging from public transit to free or volunteer options and other informal supports.

  • Waivers

    Waivers help pay for the services you need to live your best life.


  • SNAP

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is a program that can help you pay for the food you need.

  • Social Security

    Social Security disability benefits are cash payments for people with disabilities.


  • Guardianship and alternatives

    Understand guardianship basics and alternatives, including what it takes to become a guardian.

  • State Medical Review Team (SMRT)

    The State Medical Review Team (SMRT) is a group of medical professionals and staff at the Minnesota Department of Human Services who complete disability determinations.