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MEDI-CAL

Where can I learn more about Medi-Cal?

HEALTH BENEFITS

What are the key benefits of Health Care Reform?

  • Creates the Health Insurance Marketplace, a new way for individuals, families, and small businesses to get health coverage
  • Requires insurance companies to cover people with pre-existing health conditions
  • Helps you understand the coverage you're getting
  • Holds insurance companies accountable for rate increases
  • Makes it illegal for health insurance companies to arbitrarily cancel your health insurance just because you get sick
  • Protects your choice of doctors
  • Covers young adults under 26
  • Provides free preventive care
  • Ends lifetime and yearly dollar limits on coverage of essential health benefits
  • Guarantees your right to appeal

Where can I learn more about the benefits?

 

ELIGIBILITY

What type of health coverage can I qualify for?

  • The chart below can help you determine what type of coverage you may qualify for:
  • You are: You qualify for:
    An individual making less than or equal to $16,6431 Free Medi-Cal coverage.
    An individual making $16,644 to $29,7002 Affordable insurance through Covered California, with assistance to lower your monthly premiums and reduce your out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles and co-pays.
    An individual making $29,701 to $47,5203 Affordable insurance through Covered California, with assistance to lower your monthly premiums.
    An individual making over $47,5204 You do not qualify for assistance with premiums or out-of-pocket expenses, but you are still eligible to buy insurance through Covered California.
    A family of four making less than or equal to $33,9491 Free Medi-Cal coverage.
    A family of four making $33,950  to $65,4362.1 Children qualify for free or low cost Medi-Cal coverage. Parents qualify for affordable insurance through Covered California, with assistance to lower the monthly premiums and reduce out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles and co-pays.
    A family of four making $60,750 to $97,2003 Affordable insurance through Covered California, with assistance to lower your monthly premiums.
    A family of four making over $97,2004 You do not qualify for assistance with premiums or out-of-pocket expenses, but you are still eligible to buy insurance through Covered California.
    1138% FPL. 2138-250% FPL. 2.1 139-266% FPL. 3250-400% FPL. 4400% FPL (FPL=2015 Federal Poverty Level).


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How can I learn more about my family's eligibility?