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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.

Is MSHO right for you?

You can join UCare’s MSHO if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or older
  • Receive Medical Assistance (Medicaid) from the state
  • Have Medicare Parts A and B
  • Live in a county in the UCare’s MSHO service area

See the map for the counties in the service area.

With UCare’s MSHO in 2021, 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, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s or ALS. Learn more
  • Up to 8 hours per month of respite care for qualifying members with dementia
  • Helpful care coordinator
  • Lifeline 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
  • No-fee transportation to AA and NA meetings for members with substance use disorder. One round-trip per day

Focus on Wellness

  • No-cost SilverSneakers® Fitness gym membership at all participating locations with three roundtrip rides weekly to the gym
  • 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
  • $25 reward for completing an annual exam
  • Rewards for staying up to date on tests and screenings
  • 13 weeks of WW (Weight Watchers) vouchers for local and online weight and wellness support

Extra care

  • Additional dental coverage:  two crowns per year and a new electric toothbrush every three years, with two replacement heads per year
  • Anti-glare lens coating on glasses. One every two years
  • Independent living skills training 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