County and Tribal Partners
At UCare, we work with counties and tribes to identify and respond to the health needs of our members. Learn more about UCare and how we can work together to better serve our community.
County and Tribal Visits
Each month, UCare meets with representatives from counties and tribal nations to go over UCare updates and to discuss concerns, questions and opportunities to serve the community.
Meet the team
County, Tribal and Public Health Manager
Annie is the Country, Tribal and Public Health Manager. Annie has a background in public health and covers most of the metro and southern Minnesota.
Sharon Crawford, County Coordinator, covers most of central and northwestern Minnesota. She brings years of experience and expertise in Special Needs Plans.
County and Tribal Liaison
Heather Dodd, County and Tribal Liaison, develops relationships with tribal nations and urban organizations serving American Indian members in addition to managing county relationships in her service area.
County and Tribal Resources
VIP Phone List — Important phone numbers for county reference.
Interpreter List (PDF) — A list of our contracted interpreter services agencies (members and county staff need to contact interpreter agencies directly to arrange appointments).
Provider Manual — chapters includes Behavioral Health, Claims & Payment, Child & Teen Checkups and Public Health
Health Ride — Information on how members can access transportation services.
Important health plan resources.
Dental benefits and programs.
Health and Wellness
Incentive coupons and disease management.
Resources, tools, and forms for care coordination.
Elderly Waiver Provider Resources
UCare now provides resources specific to Elderly Waiver providers on our provider site. Click the link above, then click the + by “Training & Education” and scroll down to Elderly Waiver. There you will find a Frequently Asked Questions Resource, a key contact list and a training.
Culture Care Connection
An online learning and resource center aimed at supporting health care providers