Medicare Part D: The Medicare prescription drug benefit program. We call this program “Part D” for short. Medicare Part D covers outpatient prescription drugs, vaccines, and some supplies not covered by Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B or Medical Assistance. Our plan includes Medicare Part D.Medicare Part A: The Medicare program that covers most medically necessary hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health, and hospice care.
Medicare Part B: The Medicare program that covers services (such as lab tests, surgeries, and doctor visits) and supplies (such as wheelchairs and walkers) that are medically necessary to treat a disease or condition. Medicare Part B also covers many preventive and screening services.
Medical Assistance: This is the name of Minnesota’s Medicaid program. Medical Assistance is run by the state and is paid for by the state and the federal government. It helps people with limited incomes and resources pay for long-term services and supports and medical costs.
It covers extra services and some drugs not covered by Medicare. Medicaid programs vary from state to state, but most health care costs are covered if you qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Use our pharmacy locator tool to search for a pharmacy in your area.

Use our drug search tool to search for your medication and see if it's covered by South Country.

Who Are We?

South Country Health Alliance is a county-based purchasing health plan serving 8 Minnesota counties — Brown, Dodge, Goodhue, Kanabec, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha and Waseca — in a joint effort to support accessible, quality health care through partnerships with community services and local health care providers for Minnesota Health Care Program enrollees.

South Country began enrolling members in November 2001 and has over 30,000 members. The health plan offers 7 programs to meet the health care needs our members.

Member Services Call Center Hours:

  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Toll Free: 1-866-567-7242
TTY: 1-800-627-3529 (MN Relay) or 711

Expanded hours for SeniorCare Complete, AbilityCare

  • 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days a week, October through March
  • 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Friday, April through September

What our members say...

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Just send us your feedback today via a form on our Contact page.

Goodhue 2/27/23 Testimonial

South Country has been very good insurance for me. I feel very lucky to be able to have it. Thank you!

Goodhue County SeniorCare Complete member

Brown 2

You guys are a real life saver!

Goodhue County Member

Transportation in Brown

When calling in to set up a ride I find the members services team to be a wonderful bunch of people and they always do such a great job setting up my rides.  Always take time to smile, it'll help you stay young. 

Brown County Member

Last Updated on 07/25/2023 by