UCare is an independent, non-profit plan that was founded by the Department of Family Practice and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. The UCare for Seniors plans are offered to individuals and the retirees from companies throughout Minnesota, including the South Central Service Cooperative.

  • UCare’s Mission: UCare will improve the health of our members through innovative services and partnerships across communities.
  • UCare for Seniors has a 4.5 Star rating from Medicare.

What you can expect from UCare:

  • Retirees like what they get with Group UCare for Seniors – superior and comprehensive coverage at an affordable and competitive price!          
  • An extensive provider network throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin makes it easy to find a doctor. Network includes Mayo Health System, Mankato Clinic and many others.
  • Benefits include comprehensive medical coverage, dental benefits, worldwide emergency care, Silver Sneakers, and prescription drug benefits that include and enhance Medicare Part D.
  • And much more!

More information


Kathy Hoffman/Debbie Holt, 612-676-6900 or 1-800-598-6574


Kelsey Rose, 507-389-6999

Program Administators:

Wendell Sande, 507-386-2970
Larry IntVeld, 507-386-2965
Bill Colopoulos, 612-987-4155
Les Martisko, Ph.D., 507-389-1881