Clients eligible for the program must be 65 years of age or older, currently eligible for Medi-Cal, and certified or certifiable for placement in a nursing facility. MSSP site staff make this certification determination based upon Medi-Cal criteria for placement.
The Merced County Human Services Agency (HSA) is responsible for the administration of this California Department of Aging Program. HSA offers skilled and trained staff that provide comprehensive client and case management expertise to the MSSP program. For more information, call (209) 385-3105.