Health Care Assistance Program

Health Care Assistance Program (HCAP)

  • The HCAP medical program reimburses medical and institutional facilities for eligible participants who do not qualify for Federal, State or community programs.  Program eligibility is income and asset based.
  • Eligibility for HCAP is determined by Washoe County Department of Social Services on a first come first serve basis.  Clients may apply for services Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) between the hours of 7:00am -10:15am and 12:30pm - 2:30pm. 
  • CDS Group Health is the contracted Third Party Administrator for the HCAP medical plan.  For information concerning verification of HCAP eligibility and claims please contact CDS Group Health at 775-352-6900.
  • See plan document for services that require prior authorization.  The client must be determined eligible for HCAP prior to requesting prior authorization from CDS Group Health.  Go to www.cdsgrouphealth.com for more information.  

HCAP Plan Document