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Foodsmart nutrition program

Foodsmart nutrition program

Making healthy food decisions can be hard. That is why we have partnered with Foodsmart – to offer a free nutrition program to help our members in making healthier eating choices.

What is Foodsmart?

Foodsmart is a nutrition program designed to make eating well easier and within your budget. It provides members with personalized guidance and access to affordable healthy food options. Their goal is to tackle the root causes of food and nutrition insecurity. Jackson Care Connect has partnered with Foodsmart to help our eligible plan members get quality, affordable food and the education needed to maintain good health and well-being.

What is in the Foodsmart program?

Eligible Jackson Care Connect members who access the Foodsmart program will receive:

  • Unlimited phone calls or video visits with a Foodsmart nutrition coach, who can help you create a customized plan that reaches health goals and saves you money on food. Nutrition coaches are available in multiple languages upon request
  • $25 Foodsmart Bucks grocery money, which can be earned after each visit with a nutrition coach
  • Access to thousands of budget-friendly recipes
  • Tips on how to manage your health conditions and improve your quality of life
  • Help finding discounts on healthy food at local grocery stores
  • Affordable meal planning information

What are the steps to accessing services?

To be eligible for the Foodsmart nutrition program, a member must be receiving medical coverage from Jackson Care Connect. The program is not available for members with behavioral health coverage only. Also, at least one of the following criteria should be met:

  1. You are pregnant
  2. You are age 45 or over and have not established care with a primary care provider (PCP)
  3. You are a child, age 0-5 years
  4. You have one or more chronic health conditions that can be positively impacted by nutrition interventions and/or are at risk for chronic disease exacerbation. Some examples of chronic conditions include:




    heart failure


    liver disease

    heart disease



    •Acute myocardial

    joint disease




How can I sign up?

If members meet the eligibility requirements listed above, there are three options for signing up for the program:

  1. Use the App - Download the Foodsmart app in the App Store or Google Play. Click on “sign up,” and enter your Group: (Jackson Care Connect). The app is available in English and Spanish
  2. Visit the website – Register at the Foodsmart website
  3. By phone –Call Foodsmart at 541-845-3903.
    You also can call our Customer Service Team for help at 541-500-0567, toll-free 855-722-8208 or TTY 711.

Where can I find more information about Foodsmart?

To learn more about the Foodsmart nutrition program, visit Foodsmart’s website at

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