County Medical Services Program


The goal of County Medical Services Program (CMSP) is to provide affordable health care to low-income adults at no or limited cost.

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About the CMSP
The CMSP program is administered in 35 primarily rural California counties and funded exclusively by realignment revenue (motor vehicle license fees and sales tax) and county general revenue.

CMSP Eligibility Rules

  • Adults between 21 and 64 years old
  • Legal residents & undocumented persons
  • Applicants can qualify with:
    • Incomes up to 300% FPL
      • Monthly income up to $3,015
      • Annual income up to $36,180
    • Keeping more personal assets (up to $20,000 for a single person)
    • Reduced monthly cost-sharing
  • Persons cannot be eligible for Medi-Cal, Covered California, or Medicare
  • Coverage in 35 participating counties
CMSP Primary Care Benefit
  • No-cost health care benefits:
    • Up to three (3) office visits for primary care, specialty care or physical therapy
    • Preventative health screenings & lab tests
    • Prescription drugs with a $5 co-pay (up to $1500 in benefits per enrollment term)
  • Services provided by contracting community health centers, clinics & other providers
  • Up to six months of benefit coverage
  • Eligibility can be renewed