CareAdvantage Cal MediConnect Plan (Medicare-Medicaid Plan) 2022

CareAdvantage CMC 2022

Starting January 1, 2023, CareAdvantage will become a Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP)—and members will get some enhanced benefits!

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CareAdvantage is a health insurance program that combines Medicare and Medi-Cal into one comprehensive, convenient plan. It also provides extra benefits and is available to eligible HPSM Medi-Cal members.

Who is eligible

You can join CareAdvantage if you:

  • Live in San Mateo County
  • Have Medicare Parts A & B and
  • Have full-scope Medi-Cal through the Health Plan of San Mateo

What is covered


No copays, premiums or deductibles for

  •  Doctor and hospital visits
  •  Shots and lab tests
  •  Chiropractor and acupuncture visits
    ... and more!

Large provider network to choose from

  •  650+ primacy care providers (PCPs)
  •  6,000+ specialists
  •  17 hospitals

Care Coordination

You will be matched with a Case Manager who is your one point of contact for all your health care needs. Your Case Manager works with you to create a care plan that coordinates all aspects of your care. They also help you:

  •  Find doctors and specialists
  •  Make health care appointments
  •  Set up no-cost rides to health care visits
  •  Help you transition smoothly back home after a hospital stay
  •  Get follow-up care after doctor's visits, hospital stays and outpatient surgery
  •  Connect you with programs such as home health care, housing supports, meal programs and more

Prescription drug coverage managed by CareAdvantage

  •  $0 premium
  •  Low or no copays*
    • Generic drugs $0, $1.35 or $3.95
    • Brand-name drugs $0, $4.00 or $9.85
  •  Over 1,300 over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplies

No cost transportation

to approved health care appointments and the pharmacy – learn more 


Dental care managed by HPSM

giving you more dentists to choose from – learn more


Vision care

including a free annual exam and $100 towards glasses or contacts every other year.


Outpatient behavioral health care

that includes referrals to therapists in HPSM’s network.

Ready to Join?

For information, call a licensed CareAdvantage Medicare Specialist

Toll free: 1-888-252-3153 Local: 650-616-1500

TTY: 1-800-735-2929 or dial 7-1-1

Hours: Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

CareAdvantage Cal MediConnect Plan (Medicare-Medicaid Plan) is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and Medi-Cal to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Limitations and restrictions may apply. For more information, call the CareAdvantage Unit or read the CareAdvantage 2022 Member Handbook.

Benefits and co-pays may change on January 1 of each year.

If you speak other languages other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-866-880-0606 (TTY: 1-800-735-2929 or dial 7-1-1). ( Download this statement in multiple languages.)

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Page updated April 19, 2022