About Us

With a diverse membership of nearly 150,000, we are one of San Mateo County’s largest non-profit Medicare/Medicaid public health plans. For over 35 years we have been committed to ensuring the vision that healthy is for everyone, which goes beyond addressing solely medical needs to include complex quality-of-life issues that impact people’s health.

Our unique approach to health care

We serve the most in need. Our programs cover one in five San Mateo County residents. Learn more about our programs and the individuals we serve.

We believe in local control, accountability and transparency. All of HPSM’s Commission and committee meetings are open to the public. Learn more about our governance.

We are committed to high quality care and services. HPSM is highly ranked on statewide and nationwide surveys. Learn more about the quality of our care and services.

We respond to local needs and reinvest in the community. HPSM collaborates with community partners on innovative pilots and programs. Learn more about our special initiatives.

We were created in 1987 and today serve more than 155,000 people in San Mateo County. Learn more about our history. 

With special programs and community partnerships, we work to provide the right support through:


Fact Sheet 2024

Get to know your health plan!

Fact Sheet 2024: a four-page infographic overview of HPSM full of facts, figures and more.