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Medica DUAL Solution® (HMO D-SNP) (MSHO)

Up to $800 per year for over-the-counter items and much more 

Plan details

This easy-to-use, high-quality plan combines your Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and Medicare benefits. 

  • Up to $800 a year for over-the-counter items
  • 1 dental crown per year
  • $0 gym membership
  • $100 monthly allowance to pay utility bills
  • $150 monthly allowance for healthy foods
Medica DUAL Solution coverage map

Ready to enroll?

The easiest way to enroll in Medica DUAL Solution is online.

Enroll online now

Looking for other ways to enroll?

You have two other options:

  1. Call us toll-free at 1-866-538-5608 (TTY: 711)

  2. Download and complete the paper enrollment form

  3. 2024 plan year information

Programs + services

Our members enjoy many health and wellness benefits. Here's a few helpful programs.

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Up to $800 per year for over-the-counter items 

$200 every three months (up to $800 per year) for over-the-counter items that are not covered under Medical Assistance. Order by mail, phone, or online. It's easy to order and get your over-the-counter items shipped to your home.

View the 2024 catalog (PDF)


Monthly food allowance

Our Healthy Food program gives you $150 a month towards healthy food, like fresh fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, bread, nutritional drinks, coffee, breakfast foods, pasta, and more.

Utility assistance allowance

Get $100 a month towards your utility bills. It's easy to use with online or in-person options.

$0 gym and fitness benefit

With One Pass™ you get access to:

  • More than 800 gyms in Minnesota and more than 20,000 nationwide
  • Thousands of on-demand fitness videos and livestreaming fitness classes and events
  • At-home fitness kits
  • Brain HQ for personalized brain training
  • Live and virtual social events and clubs to support your social wellbeing

We also give you $0 daily rides to One Pass gyms near you.

View a complete list of facilities and options

$0 Transportation

Get a ride to and from your medical, dental, mental health, pharmacy, medical equipment, and substance use disorder appointments.

You also get $0 rides daily to your in-network gym and stores participating in the Healthy Food network.

See how it works 

Extra benefits for members who qualify*

  • $0 medically and culturally tailored food, nutrition education, and food resource referrals through our FoodRx program
  • $0 smartwatch with blood pressure cuff and weight scale that transmits data weekly to Medica so we can help you manage your health

Most members are eligible for these additional benefits.

Personal Care Coordinator

Your personal Care Coordinator is a nurse, social worker or highly trained professional who will work one-on-one with you to find and organize resources, identify and schedule appointments, and help you maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. 


Dentists are part of the expansive Minnesota Select Dental network through Delta Dental®. You can also get up to one crown, root canals, and more.

Vision and eyewear

See better with regular vision care. We cover new glasses when medically necessary. You can also get anti-glare coating on your new glasses.

$0 Reemo™ Smartwatch

We give you a ready-to-use smartwatch to track your activity and monitor your health. An emergency response system included for those who qualify.

Personalized health education

You and a community health worker focus on your health condition(s), skill development, and circumstances that affect your health, life and well-being.

$0 online life skills training

Expand your knowledge on topics like, how to browse online safely, practical math, and more.

Memory fitness program

Train your brain and improve your memory by playing games on your phone, tablet, or computer. Scientifically proven, online brain training measures cognitive abilities and teaches you the skills that can help you remain sharp.

24/7 Nurse Line and Personal Health Advocacy

Talk to a registered nurse any time day or night to get answers to your questions and provide guidance about your care options. 

You can also use this phone support to help you with:

  • Questions about your health care
  • Find a doctor, clinic, or other provider
  • Schedule appointments
  • To resolve health insurance issues

Hospital readmission prevention

Smooth your transition home after a hospital stay with visits by a community companion. They can help you be successful on your path to recovery. You'll also receive a member care kit with several helpful items to help meet your post-hospital needs. You may also qualify for home-delivered meals.

$0 Plan premium

Lots of benefits

$0 Medical premiums

Your Part B Medicare premium is $0 if you qualify for Medicare and Medicaid. This means you pay $0 for your Medica plan premium, $0 deductibles, $0 copays, and $0 coinsurance for medical care.

Part D premiums

$0 Part D cost sharing

We cover Part D cost sharing for Medica DUAL Solution members.

Contact us

8 a.m. – 8 p.m. CT, daily

*The benefits mentioned are a part of special supplemental program for the chronically ill. Not all members qualify.

Medica DUAL Solution is an HMO D-SNP that contracts with both Medicare and the Minnesota Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Enrollment in Medica DUAL Solution depends on contract renewal.

American Indians can continue to use tribal and Indian Health Services (IHS) clinics. We will not require prior approval or impose any conditions for you to get services at these clinics. For enrollees age 65 years and older this includes Elderly Waiver (EW) services accessed through the tribe. If a doctor or other provider in a tribal or IHS clinic refers you to a provider in our network, we will not require you to see your primary care provider prior to the referral.

Last updated: August 2023