County Medical Service Program - CMSP

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The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) provides essential health care services to indigent adults who are ineligible for benefits under the Medi-Cal Program and whose income is insufficient to pay medical bills while still meeting their basic needs.

To Contact CMSP in El Dorado County:
Call (530) 642-7300 in Placerville or (530) 573-3200 in South Lake Tahoe

Who Qualifies for CMSP?

Potentially eligible applicants/recipients shall:

  • Be at least age 21, but less than 65 years, and not eligible for Medi-Cal
  • Apply for and accept unconditionally available income
  • Provide a Social Security Number
  • Meet the countable property limits for the program and any transfer / utilization of property requirements
  • Not be an inmate in a public or private institution
  • Use other available health care coverage

CMSP benefits can vary. Benefits may be at no cost or may require the recipient to make a share of cost contribution.

How to Apply:

Applications for the CMSP can be requested by Phone, In-Person, via US Mail, or Online.

Placerville Office
3057 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 642-7300

South Lake Tahoe Office
3368 Sandy Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 573-3200

Completed Applications can be directed to your nearest Human Services Medi-Cal Office.

Related Links:

County Medical Services Program Governing Board

For more information, call (530) 642-7300 in Placerville or (530) 573-3200 in South Lake Tahoe.

Contact the County Medical Services Program Governing Board

For a list of Social Services, please download the Social Services Division Brochure(PDF, 813KB)

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