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Medi-Cal and MediConnect Plans Accepted

Update for Molina Healthcare patients: The contract between UC San Diego Health and Molina Healthcare terminated on June 30, 2020. There are alternative options that may allow you to continue to receive care at UC San Diego Health or with our affiliates. Please call UC San Diego Health at 858-657-7000 or your physician's office for assistance. If you are currently receiving specialty care at UC San Diego Health, you may qualify for Continuity of Care through Molina. These requests are managed by Molina and, if approved, allow you to continue seeing your UC San Diego Health specialty physician(s) for a predetermined amount of time. To apply, download the Continuity of Care form, then fill it out and submit it with the assistance of your physician.

Please note: this termination only affects those patients with Molina as their primary coverage. If you have Molina as your secondary coverage, you do not need to take any action.  

These lists are updated periodically and subject to change.

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 except pediatric patients
  • Health Net specialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • Inland Empire Health Planspecialty referrals only, no primary care access
  • UnitedHealthCare specialty referrals only, no new primary care except pediatric patients

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;
  • 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.