MEDI-CAL

Medi-Cal is health coverage, just like the coverage offered through Covered California. Medi-Cal provides benefits similar to the coverage options available through Covered California, but often at lower or no cost to you or your family.

WHAT IS Medi-Cal?

WHAT IS Medi-Cal?

Medi-Cal is the name of California’s Medicaid program and offers free or low-cost health coverage for California residents. Medi-Cal is a public health insurance program which provides needed health care services for low-income families, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, pregnant women, and certain low-income adults.
Medi-Cal and Covered California
Medi-Cal and Covered California

Medi-Cal offers low-cost or free health coverage to eligible Californian residents with limited income. Covered California is the state’s health insurance marketplace where Californians can shop for health plans and access financial assistance if they qualify for it. Health plans available through Medi-Cal and Covered California both offer a similar set of important benefits, called essential health benefits.

Who is eligible for MediCal?
Who is eligible for MediCal?

Medi-Cal covers low-income adults, families with children, seniors, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, children in foster care and former foster youth up to age 26.

Applying for MediCal
Applying for MediCal

You can apply online on CoveredCA.com. This single application will let you know if you qualify for coverage through Covered California or Medi-Cal. You can also apply in person at your local county human services agency or by phone by calling Covered California at (800) 300-1506. If you need help applying or have questions, you can Find Help for free.

After Applying
After Applying

Once you submit your application, it will be sent to your local county human services agency for a determination if you qualify for Medi-Cal.

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