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Medi-Cal and MediConnect Plans Accepted

These lists are updated periodically and subject to change. For questions, please call 858-249-3560 to speak with a UC San Diego Health insurance navigator.

Medi-Cal Plans

UC San Diego Medical Center and UC San Diego Medical Group accept Medi-Cal fee-for-service (FFS) and contracts with the following Medi-Cal managed care plans. 

  • Medi-Cal FFS – specialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Aetna specialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Anthem Blue Cross AIM (Access for Infants and Mothers) HMO
  • California Health and Wellness specialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Blue Shield Promise Medi-Cal HMO (formerly Care 1st) specialty referrals; primary care limited to HIV patients only 
  • Community Health Group (CHG) Medi-Cal  HMO specialty referrals only, no new primary care
  • Health Net specialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Inland Empire Health Planspecialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Molina Medi-Cal specialty referrals only, no new primary care
  • UnitedHealthCare specialty referrals only, no new primary care

MediConnect Plans

MediConnect is a program to serve people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medi-Cal. UC San Diego Medical Center and UC San Diego Medical Group contracts with the following MediConnect managed care plans:

  • Community Health Group (CHG) CommuniCare Advantage Cal MediConnect - specialty referrals only, no new primary care;
  • Molina Dual Options Cal MediConnect – specialty referrals only, no new primary care
  • Blue Shield Promise Cal MediConnect - specialty referrals; primary care limited to HIV patients only
  • Anthem MediBlue Coordination Plan Plus HMO - specialty referrals only, no primary care

UC San Diego Medical Center and UC San Diego Medical Group are contracted with most major insurance plans. If you do not see the name of your insurance plan listed above, and you require specialty care, see your primary care physician and request an authorization to UC San Diego for specialty services.