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3.7395 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.

Subdivision 1.Eligibility.

Payments made to survivors under section 3.7393 or from the emergency relief fund shall not be counted as income, assets, or resources for purposes of eligibility for health care and maintenance programs under chapters 256B, 256D, 256J, and 256L. Survivors and their families who would otherwise be eligible for and enrolled in health care programs with federal funding shall be eligible for and enrolled in health care programs paid with state funding until and unless federal approval of this exclusion is granted. The commissioner of human services shall pursue the federal approval necessary to exclude these payments under federally funded health care programs.

Subd. 2.Subrogation.

For the purpose of medical assistance and MinnesotaCare, the Department of Human Services shall pay the federal financial participation for the portion of any payment that is required to be treated as primary to Medicaid.