UCare Connect + Medicare (SNBC) (HMO SNP)

UCare Connect + Medicare (Special Needs BasicCare) provides health care coverage to Minnesotans with certified disabilities. It combines the benefits and services of Medicare and Medical Assistance.

Questions? Please call UCare at 612-676-3554 or 1-800-707-1711 toll free
(TTY: 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534 toll free), 8 am to 8 pm daily.

Are you eligible?

You are eligible to join UCare Connect + Medicare if you:

  • Have a certified disability.
  • Are at least age 18 and under age 65.
  • Have Medical Assistance and Medicare Parts A and B.
  • Live in the 11-county UCare Connect + Medicare service area -
    Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Stearns, Washington and Wright.

    See the map for the counties in the service area.

Order a kit    or    Enroll now

With UCare Connect + Medicare, you get:

  • One card for medical, dental and prescription drug coverage.
  • One phone number to call for health plan questions.
  • A free basic membership through SilverSneakers® Fitness at more than 13,000 participating fitness locations nationwide. For a full list of participating locations, visit SilverSneakers.com (external site).
  • Discounts on Community Education classes and a Connect to Wellness kit for working out at home.
  • The UCare Dental Connection, your one-stop shop for all your dental scheduling and coordination needs.
  • Dental care aboard the UCare Mobile Dental Clinic when it’s in your area.
  • The UCare 24/7 nurse line​, so you know where to go when you’re not feeling well.
  • Resources for maintaining eligibility during Medical Assistance renewal cycles.
  • Get rides to and from medical and dental appointments through our Health Ride service, if you qualify (rides to the fitness center are not covered).

Keep Your Coverage Program

As a UCare member, you may occasionally need to complete and return Minnesota Health Care Programs/Medical Assistance (MA) renewal forms sent to you by your county. Below are a few resources for completing your renewal.

  • List of county phone numbers and addresses (external site) - Your county is a great place to start when you have Medical Assistance renewal questions.
  • Disability Hub MN (external site) - Metropolitan Center for Independent Living offers up-to-date information about community resources related to people with disabilities, including housing and benefits referral, through the Disability Hub MN.​

If you have any questions about keeping your UCare membership active, call us at 612-676-3438 or 1-855-307-6978 toll free, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday, TTY: 612-676-6810 or 1-800-688-2534 toll free.

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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)

Right and Responsibilities Upon Disenrollment (PDF)​

H5937_100117 DHS Approved (11012017) CMS Approved (11212017)
October 2017