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What is Medi-cal?

Medi-Cal is a public health care program for those with limited income. This free or low cost public health insurance program pays for medical services for eligible Los Angeles County residents.

Effective January 1, 2020, young adults (ages 19 through 25) that meet the Medi-Cal eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status, can get comprehensive health care through Medi-Cal.

To find out more, call 1-888-452-2273.

What are some benefits L.A. Care Medi-Cal Plan offers?

  • Transportation
  • Denti-Cal
  • Vision Services
  • Emergency Care
  • Preventative Screenings
  • Disease Management

Who Can Apply

  • People who live in Los Angeles County
  • People who are a parent, child, adults without children, older adults or disabled
  • People ages 19 through 25 who meet eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status (effective January 1, 2020); and children through age 18 who meet eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status
  • People who meet the income guidelines, view the Medi-Cal Qualification Chart

What Does Medi-Cal Cost?

Depending on income, some members may have no monthly costs or co-payments. Other members may have a monthly share-of-cost

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How to Apply for Medi-Cal


Apply for Medi-Cal online at, a joint partnership between Covered California™ and the Department of Health Care Services.


You can print the Single Streamlined Application at Covered California and submit via mail to your local county office.


By calling your local county social services office.

In Person

Find the nearest county office to apply for Medi-Cal in person.

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