UCare may deem certain specialties and/or regions of the existing provider network as sufficient or adequate according to access and availability standards. UCare regularly assesses the provider network to ensure we are meeting these standards. The specialties listed below are considered “closed.” Currently, UCare is not accepting applications for new providers in “closed” specialties or regions. A specialty can be closed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area while remaining open in areas outside the Twin Cities.
Return to the Join Our Network page.
|Provider specialty*||Twin cities metro area (7 county)||
Outside twin cities metro area (Greater mn, wi, nd, sd, ia)
|Audiology (Hearing Aid dispensing sites are closed in the metro area)||Closed||Open|
|Home Infusion Therapy||Closed||Open|
|Independent Laboratory (those performing only CLIA waived tests)||Closed||Closed|
|Interpreter Service Agencies||Closed||Closed|
|Medicare Certified Home Health Care||Closed||Open|
|Nonemergency Medical Transportation||Closed||
(Open for Aitkin, Brown, Clay, Cottonwood, Jackson, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Norman, Ottertail, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sibley, Watonwan, Wilkin and Yellow Medicine only)
|Personal Care Assistants (PCA)||Closed||Closed|
|Physical Therapy (PT), Occupational Therapy (OT), Speech Therapy (ST)||Closed||Open|
*Updated August 2021