MNsure is the state’s one-stop health insurance marketplace to compare and choose coverage from multiple insurance companies, and see if you qualify for a low-cost or free plan. Applicants can also download a paper application. Questions? Call the Member Help Desk at 651-431-2670 or 1-800-657-3739. FAQs about health care applications through MNsure are available on the DHS website.
In 2013, the Minnesota Department of Human Services made significant accomplishments in four focus areas of people, innovation, equity and integrity, including enhancing services for homeless youth to make Minnesota safer and healthier for all children. At left, a teen works at Full Cycle Bike Shop in Minneapolis, one of about 30 recipients of a Homeless Youth Act grant last year.
The 2013 Commissioner's Circle of Excellence Awards honored eight organizations for their outstanding contributions to human services clients.
Parent Aware helps parents find high-quality child care and early learning programs, like Amanda Rupar’s Family Child Care, that prepare children for kindergarten. Commissioner Lucinda Jesson recently visited the four-star-rated center in Sartell, Minn.
"The Department of Human Services is committed to giving Minnesotans the best possible value for their public dollars,” said Commissioner Lucinda Jesson. "The dashboard is one easy way for Minnesotans to check on both our priorities and our progress."
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