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Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP)

PMAP is a health care program that pays for medical services for low-income families, children, pregnant women, and people who have disabilities in Minnesota. PMAP helps members get the care they need to be healthy. This includes coverage for hospital stays, physician services, rehabilitation services, and preventive care. To qualify for PMAP, you must meet income and other eligibility requirements. (For more information, look below under "How to Enroll.")

UCare partners with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to offer PMAP in 63 counties in Minnesota. UCare has been serving people enrolled in PMAP since 1985.

Choose UCare as your health plan for PMAP, and take advantage of these programs and services:

  • Health Ride transportation service to and from health care services
  • Dental Care for U benefits that include access to our Mobile Dental Clinic and help getting dental appointments within 30 days
  • Free car seats for eligible UCare members who are pregnant or are children up to age 8
  • A large network of health care providers
  • Rewards for parents, children, and pregnant women who stay up-to-date on check-ups, screenings, and shots
  • Disease management programs for members with chronic conditions
  • A free quit smoking program 
  • Access to our other great health and wellness programs and tools

How to Enroll

Contact your county Human Services office for an application. Or you can apply online through MNsure or the Minnesota Health Care Programs application.

Visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services website for more information.


For more information about UCare and our programs and services, please call us at 612-676-3200 or 1-800-203-7225 toll free. TTY machine users call 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534 toll free.

Current Members - Important Information

The documents and links you need to make the most of your health plan benefits.

Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) Evidence of Coverage (EOC) (PDF)

Questions and Answers about Health Care Directives (PDF) 

Minnesota Health Care Program Formulary (PDF)

Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) Primary Care Network Listing (PDF)
Look up primary care providers in the PMAP network in the Primary Care Provider Network Listing (PCNL).