County Medical Services (CMS), Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego
County Medical Services Program, Health and Human Services Agency, Self Sufficiency Programs
Description of Service:
CMS is a health care program for indigent adults ages 21 to 64. It covers certain medically necessary services.
Call for eligibility screening information. If program eligibility requirements are met, patients receive an identification card. Patients can apply for coverage for a single emergency room visit by completing an emergency room application at a contracting hospital. Some community health centers offer applications for short-term (20 days) eligibility for urgent primary care services. For more information call Medical Management Services Department at (858) 658-8669.
- Birth Certificate- Social Security Card- Picture Identification Card- Latest pay stub- Utility or rental receipt
To review the CMS patient handbook please go to:
English version - http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/hhsa/programs/ssp/documents/PatientHandbook-ENG.pdf
Spanish Version - http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/hhsa/programs/ssp/documents/PatientHandbook-SPA.pdf
Low Income adults 21 to 64 years of age.
- Must have a immediate or long-term medical need - Ages 21 to 64 - Must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien, and be able to provide documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal alien status. - Must be a resident of San Diego County - Must sign lien forms for services covered by CMS - Must meet CMS financial requirements or receive General ReliefCMS- Effective 7/1/12Household SizeIncome Limit 165% FPL 350% FPL11,536 3,25922,081 4,41432,625 5,56943,170 6,72453,714 7,87964,259 9,03474,803 9,86385,348 11,34495,892 12,499106,437 13,654Add for Additional Members 545 1,155
Fees or Charges
Type of Fees:
No fees. However, recipients must sign a property lien.
Hours of Operation:
8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
(800) 587-8118 Press #4
(858) 658-8650 (Medical Management Service Department)