UCare's Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) (HMO D-SNP)

UCare’s MSHO provides seniors in Minnesota who are age 65 and older with health care coverage. It’s a health plan that combines the benefits and services of Medicare and Medical Assistance. Plus gives you all the additional UCare benefits. Each member gets quality care that meets their needs.

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.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Saint Louis
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine


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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 appointnments 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, and 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

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Medicare Coverage Updates

Part D Coverage Determinations, Appeals, and Grievances
Find out how to make a complaint if you have concerns about your Part D coverage.

Part C Organizational Determinations, Appeal and Grievances

Medical Authorizations

Medicare Complaint Form (external site)

Questions and Answers about Health Care Directives   (PDF)

Instructions for Appointing a Representative (PDF)

Statement of Representative (PDF)

Rights and Responsibilities Upon Disenrollment ​ (PDF)​


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