March 1, 2024

We are pleased to announce that the CMSP Governing Board will host a convening on April 3, 2024, to present new findings from the UCSF Healthforce Center regarding the availability of healthcare professionals in the 35 CMSP counties – health care, oral health and behavioral health – and the current educational pathways for these professions in CMSP counties.

This event provides an opportunity for CMSP stakeholders to learn more about the status of the healthcare workforce in CMSP counties and give input on next steps needed to address workforce needs.

For more information email

June 8, 2023

The CMSP Governing Board is pleased to announce the rolling application deadline for its CMSP Healthcare Infrastructure Development Matching Grant program (HID Matching Grant) has been extended to December 2024!

Up to $10 million has been approved for the HID Matching Grant program to assist CMSP counties with expanding facility capacity to provide healthcare and behavioral health services to underserved populations, including CMSP beneficiaries, in CMSP counties.  This program provides match funding at the local level to CMSP counties and non-profit providers under contract to these counties that have been awarded or notified of an award of a state, federal, or other healthcare infrastructure grant with a local financial match requirement. To learn more, visit HID Matching Grant.

For questions regarding the HID Matching Grant, contact Laura Moyer, Grants Administrator, at (916) 649-2631 ext. 110 or by email at

December 2, 2020

The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board is launching a new benefit program called Connect to Care. Similar to CMSP’s Path to Health Program, Connect to Care provides primary care benefit coverage for uninsured adults that reside in any of the thirty-five (35) CMSP counties.

Connect to Care covers adults ages 21 – 64, documented and undocumented, with incomes between 138% and 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and not enrolled in Medi-Cal, Medicare, Covered California, or private health insurance.

  • Connect to Care benefit coverage includes:
    Medical office visits, preventive screenings, and adult immunizations with primary care providers or specialists at contracted community health centers and other individual providers
  • Prescription medications (specialty medications excluded) with $5 copay and $1,500 limit

CMSP contracted community health centers will enroll eligible patients in Connect to Care through a secure online enrollment system. To learn more about Connect to Care, please attend one of our upcoming informational webinars via Zoom:

December 15, 2020, 10:00 am
Meeting Number: 998 2095 7595
Meeting Password: 001545

December 18, 2020, 2:00 pm
Meeting Number: 927 3937 3156
Meeting Password: 001545

For more information on Connect to Care and how to become a Connect to Care Enrollment Provider please visit