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Do I Qualify?

Medi-Cal is a public program that provides health care coverage to adults, families, older adults, and people with disabilities who meet the income requirements.


Who is eligible for L.A. Care Medi-Cal?

  • People who live in Los Angeles County;
  • People who are a parent, child, adults without children, older adults or disabled; 
  • People who meet the income guidelines; and
  • People under the age of 26, regardless of their immigration status


What are the income guidelines?

These are examples of qualifying incomes. Please contact us at 1-888-4LA-CARE (1-888-452-2273) for more information about qualifying children, adults, seniors, people with disabilities and those who are pregnant.

  • Adults, including both parents and adults without children, with yearly earnings of less than $17,237 for a single adult, or less than $35,535 for a family of four.
  • Children in families whose yearly earnings are less than $44,981 for a family of two, or $68,495 for a family of four.

You can also view Medi-Cal qualifying income information from the Department of Health Care Services. 


How much will I pay?

Medi-Cal with L.A. Care is free for families who qualify. There are no monthly premiums or co-pays.


Am I Eligible for Medi-Cal?

To see if you are eligible for the Medi-Cal program, view the Medi-Cal Qualification Chart.


How do I apply?

L.A. Care can help you find out which programs you and your children may qualify for. We can even help you with the application. Call 1.888.4LA.CARE (1.888.452.2273) today!