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Medi-Cal

L.A. Care is #1 in Los Angeles County for Medi-Cal!

What is Medi-Cal?

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.

What health plan can I choose?

When you join L.A. Care, you can choose to get your health care from L.A. Care or one of the other fine health plans we work with for Medi-Cal in L.A. County. These include Anthem Blue Cross, Care 1st Health Plan,  and Kaiser Permanente.

Who can apply?

  • People who live in Los Angeles County;
  • People who are a parent, child, adults without children, older adults or disabled; and
  • People who meet the income guidelines

How do I qualify?

As of January 1, 2014, more people can qualify for Medi-Cal:

  • Adults, including both parents and adults without children, with yearly earnings of less than $15,856 for a single adult, or less than $32,499 for a family of four.
  • Children in families whose yearly earnings are less than $39,325 for a family of two, or $59,625 for a family of four.
  • Seniors with low incomes.
  • People with disabilities with low incomes.

What are the program benefits?

  • Doctor visits
  • Prescription drugs
  • Hospital care
  • Alcohol/drug abuse services*
  • Vision care
  • Dental services*
  • Mental health services
  • Emergency room care
  • Shots (immunizations), and more

*L.A. Care will help you get these 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.

What health plans can I choose?

When you join L.A. Care, you can choose to get your health care from L.A. Care or one of the other fine health plans we work with for Medi-Cal in L.A. County. These include Anthem Blue Cross, Care 1st Health Plan, and Kaiser Permanente.

Am I Eligible for Medi-Cal?

To see if you are eligible for the Medi-Cal program, click here.

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!

 

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