CareAdvantage Cal MediConnect Plan (Medicare-Medicaid Plan)

Eligibility in 2019

To join CareAdvantage in 2019 and remain a member, you must:

  • Live in San Mateo County,
  • Have Medicare Parts A & B and
  • Have full-scope Medi-Cal.

Live in San Mateo County

If you move out of San Mateo County, you cannot stay in this plan. To find out what your other health care options are, call your local county eligibility worker at 1-800-223-8383 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Medicare rules do not allow you to live outside of San Mateo County for more than six months in a row. If you are away longer, you will lose your CareAdvantage coverage. To keep your CareAdvantage plan up-to-date, call the CareAdvantage Unit.

Medicare and Medi-Cal

CareAdvantage is for people who have both Medicare parts A & B and Medi-Cal. If you lose your Medi-Cal for some reason, you must get it back within two months in order to remain a CareAdvantage member. If you are no longer eligible for Medicare parts A &  B, your CareAdvantage coverage will end.

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 CMC Member Handbook 2019.

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). (Download this statement in multiple languages.)


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Page updated September 30, 2018