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Eligibility

Enroll in MSHO if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or older
  • Receive Medicaid
  • Have Medicare parts A and B
  • Are a Minnesota resident who lives in the MSHO service area

Current members

Important plan documents

With UCare’s MSHO in 2022, you benefit from:

More support

  • No premiums*, deductibles or Medicaid cost sharing
  • Part D prescription drug coverage
  • Access to UCare Dental Connection that will help you find and schedule appointments with dental clinics
  • Up to $750 per year for bath and home safety equipment such as grab bars, handheld showers, bath seats, raised toilet seats, reacher, sock lifter and long-handled shoehorn
  • Caregiver training and support for qualifying members with dementia, cognitive impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s or ALS. Learn more
  • Up to eight hours per month of respite care for qualifying members with dementia
  • Helpful care coordinator
  • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) for members with and without an Elderly Waiver
  • No-cost transportation to and from your covered medical, dental and pharmacy visits through UCare's Health Ride
  • Up to three round-trip rides per week to a participating health club, covered evidence-based health education class and/or covered WW weight management and wellness workshops. Members with substance use disorders can have one additional round-trip ride per day to AA or NA meetings.
  • Post-Discharge – Four sessions with a Community Health Worker (safety assessment, resource coordination). Post-discharge medication reconciliation in a pharmacy. Post-discharge meals with two meals a day for up to four weeks following discharge.
 




Focus on Wellness

  • One Pass fitness program including gym membership, online fitness classes, at home fitness kits, brain training, and no-cost social events, activities and classes
  • Up to $15 discount on most community education classes in Minnesota
  • Option to receive our Strong & Stable Kit to help prevent falls
  • Personal independence smartwatch with activity and heart rate tracker and emergency response support
  • No-cost meal delivery service after inpatient stay for members with and without Elderly Waiver services
  • Earn rewards for completing certain preventive screenings, tests or exams
  • 13 weeks of WW (formerly Weight Watchers) vouchers for local and online weight and wellness support
  • $30 a month nutritional food allowance for members with diabetes or congestive heart failure
  • Juniper evidence-based unlimited health education classes – falls prevention, self-management classes focused on: arthritis, chronic pain, diabetes; active living, Tai Ji Quan



Extra care

  • Additional dental coverage such as: two crowns per year and a new electric toothbrush every three years, with two replacement heads per year
  • Anti-glare lens coating, lens tinting and Progressive lenses
  • Individualized Home Supports with training (IHS) for members with an Elderly Waiver. Four hours per month for six months
  • UCare 24/7 nurse line, so you know where to go when you’re not feeling well

*You must pay your Medicare Part B premium unless it is paid for by the state.





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UCare’s MSHO Care Coordination

You don’t have to figure out your health care benefits on your own. When you enroll in UCare’s MSHO, a care coordinator will help you understand your benefits and work with you to make a care plan. The care plan helps make sure you get the health care you need. Your care coordinator will:

  • Schedule your appointments
  • Talk to your doctors
  • Order medical equipment
  • Arrange for services to help you stay in your home
  • Help you get different levels of care
  • And much more

Questions? Please call UCare at 612-676-3554 or 1-800-707-1711
(TTY 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534)
8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday