January 11, 2023

The CMSP Governing Board is pleased to announce its new CMSP Healthcare Infrastructure Development Matching Grant program (HID Matching Grant)!

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 will provide 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 grants@cmspcounties.org.

December 8, 2022

The CMSP Governing Board is pleased to announce its CMSP Loan Repayment Program (CMSPLRP) is once again open for application!

This program provides up to $50,000 in educational debt relief to primary care healthcare professionals serving at CMSP contracted provider sites.  Eligible disciplines include:

  • General Dentist (DDS/DMD)
  • Medicine (MD/DO)
    • Family Medicine
    • General Internal Medicine
  • General Psychiatrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) (primary care)
  • Physician Assistant (PA) (primary care)

Up to $2 million will be awarded this year!

Applications will be accepted December 6, 2022 at 3PM – February 6, 2023 at 3PM.

To learn more visit: CMSP Loan Repayment Program – HCAI

For questions regarding the CMSP LRP, email cmsp@hcai.ca.gov or call the (916) 326-3700.

September 2, 2022

The CMSP Governing Board is pleased to announce its Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program (AHLRP) is once again open for application!

This program provides up to $16,000 in educational debt relief to healthcare professionals serving at CMSP contracted provider sites.

Up to $600,000 will be awarded this year!

Applications will be accepted September 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022 at 3PM PST

To learn more visit: Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program (AHLRP) – HCAI

For questions regarding the AHLRP, email hwdd-lrp@hcai.ca.gov or call the (916) 326-3700.

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 www.myconnecttocare.org.