What is Medi-Cal? (California Medicaid Program): Everything You Need to Know

What is Medi-Cal? Medi-Cal is the California Medicaid program. It provides health coverage to low-income individuals and families in California. In this blog post, we will discuss what services are covered by Medi-Cal, how to apply for Medi-Cal, and more!

Who is Eligible for Medi-Cal?

There are three ways to be eligible for Medi-Cal in California:

-You can be low-income

-You can have a disability

-You can be pregnant, a parent, or caring for a child under 21 years old.

To learn more about the eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal, you can visit the Covered California website.

What Services are Covered by Medi-Cal?

Medi-Cal covers a wide range of health care services. Some of the services that are covered include:

· Doctor visits

· Hospital stays

· Prescription drugs

· Prenatal care and delivery

· Immunizations

· Physical, occupational, and speech therapy

Californornia Medi-Cal Income Limits

To be eligible for Medicaid, you cannot make more than the income guidelines outlined below. Children up to age 1 with family incomes at or below 266% of FPL may also qualify if their child’s needs would exceed this amount in permanent supportive housing and special educational services that are not available locally but which could help them meet developmental milestones towards independent living as well provide coverage against unexpected healthcare events such as an injury or hospitalization.

If you need any help with your healthcare benefits, the DHCS Medi-Cal Telephone Service Center is here for ya. They can answer all of those questions and even fix issues that might arise! Give them a call at 1-(800) 541 55.

How Do I Apply for Medi-Cal?

You can apply for Medi-Cal online, by mail, or in person. To learn more about how to apply for Medi-Cal, you can visit the Covered California website.

We hope this blog post has been helpful in answering your questions about What Medi-Cal? If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us! We would be happy to help!

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