Health & Human Services
M-F | 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
204 1st St NW, Aitkin, MN
218-927-7200 | 800-328-3744
Sarah Pratt / HHS Director

Accounting / Collections

Aitkin County Health & Human Services Accounting/Collections Services develops and maintains the accounting and budgetary system for Health & Human Services.

Direct Deposit Request Form

Payment Options:

Please contact the Accounting Unit for the above forms at: accounting@co.aitkin.mn.us or call 218-927-7200

Services Provided

  • Monitoring client claims (Detox, Foster Care, Waiver Obligations, etc.)
  • Processing payment of Agency expenses
  • Estate Collections
    • Estate Claims
      Aitkin County performs Medical Assistance estate collections pursuant to Minnesota Statute 256B.15. Aitkin County does not assist in estate planning. For more information, please visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services Medical Assistance Estate Recovery page.
    • Obtaining a Medical Assistance Certificate of Clearance
      A Medical Assistance Certificate of Clearance can be obtained by completing an Application for Certificate of Clearance for Medical Assistance Claims and submitting it to the Accounting/Collections Unit. Forms for both Transfer on Death Deed and Decree of Descent are available here:

      Transfer on Death Deed Application for Medical Assistance Clearance Certificate.

      Decree of Descent Application for a Medical Assistance Clearance Certificate.

      Completed Certificates can be mailed to or dropped off in person to:
      Aitkin County Health & Human Services
      Attn: Estate Recovery
      204 1st Street NW
      Aitkin, MN 56431
      Or emailed to accounting@co.aitkin.mn.us
page last modified on October 09, 2023