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Enroll in UCare’s Minnesota Senior Health Options

How to enroll in UCare's MSHO

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Receive Medicaid (Medical Assistance) through your county

If you are not already enrolled for Medicaid, you need to apply by filling out a paper application and mailing the application or taking it to your county or tribal office.
Apply for Medicaid
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Sign up for Medicare Parts A and B

You also need to be signed up for Medicare Parts A and B. You must pay your Medicare Part B premium unless it is paid for by the state.
Apply for Medicare Parts A and B
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Enroll with UCare

Once you have Medicaid and Medicare, you have three options to enroll. See below for details.

Enroll online

  • You'll need your Medicaid ID number, Medicare number and an email address to get a validation code.
  • If you need more time, you can save your progress and finish the application later. Access your in-progress application through a link in the original validation email.
2024 Online enrollment form

Enroll by mail

Download and print the enrollment form (PDF)

Fill it out and mail or fax it to:

Attn: MSHO
PO Box 52
Minneapolis, MN 55440

Fax: 612-884-2122

2024 Print enrollment form

Enroll by phone

Get your questions answered and enroll over the phone.

8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday
Call 612-676-3554 or 1-800-707-1711
TTY 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534

Quality matters

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UCare’s MSHO has been approved until June 30, 2023, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.

If you do not speak English, please call 1-800-707-1711 (TTY 1-800-688-2534) to request this information in other formats or languages.

 CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services   Each year, Medicare rates plans based on their health and drug services. In 2023, UCare’s MSHO plan received 3.5 stars.

UCare’s MSHO Star Ratings

UCare's MSHO is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and the Minnesota Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Enrollment in UCare's MSHO depends on contract renewal.

Questions? Please call UCare

8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday
Call 612-676-3554 or 1-800-707-1711
TTY 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534