CMS Minimum Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to County Medical Services (CMS) a person must meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

  • Have a immediate or long-term medical need
  • Be 21 through 64 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien, and be able to provide documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal alien status.
  • Be a resident of San Diego County
  • Sign lien forms for services covered by CMS
  • Meet CMS financial requirements or receive General Relief
  • Click here for CMS income limits