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Last Updated: 11/17/2015


Payments from Medicare and Medicare managed-care plans for Medicare-covered services are exempt from MinnesotaCare Tax.

The exemption includes:

  • Deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments required by Medicare for Medicare-covered services, whether paid by patients or supplemental insurance plans
  • ​Settlement adjustment payments from Medicare

The exemption does not include amounts from:

  • Third-party insurers when Medicare is not the primary insurer
  • ​Patients or patients’ insurers for health care services not covered by Medicare

For more information on Medicare-covered services and plans, go to the Medicare website.