Medi-Cal is the California version of Medicaid which was designed to offer health care for people with low or no income. It's been a safety net for those least able to afford health care in California for decades now.
The ACA law (Obamacare) expanded Medi-Cal significantly in California. The new law is now strictly based on income which has streamlined eligibility significantly. Asset calculations and other complicated requirements are no longer part of the process to qualify for Medi-Cal after Jan 1st, 2014.
If your estimated household 2014 income (what is
this?) is between:
Covered Ca may request additional documents (typically proof of income, residency, and or citizenship). These documents must be submitted to Covered Ca before the file can be sent to the local Medi-Cal office. Once the file has been transferred to Medi-Cal, the enrollee can expect to receive information directly from Medi-Cal in 20-30 days but the effective date may actually be as soon as application submittal date depending on your situation.
Pregnancy has special considerations for Medi-Cal
eligibility. If you are pregnant and have low
income, you may be able to get Medi-Cal on an
emergency basis which would start right away if
outside of California, please call 916-636-1980
Medi-Cal Mental Health Care Ombudsman
Medi-Cal mental health care services
1-800-896-4042 (many languages)
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We can help you:
If Your Income
Is In This Range
Current Years Estimate; All those that file together on one 1040:
|Single Person:||$16k - $47k|
|2 People||$22k - $64k|
|3 People||$27k - $80k|
|4 People||$33k - $97k|
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