Medi-Cal is an insurance program jointly funded by the state and federal governments for California residents who meet eligibility requirements. Medi-Cal is designed to provide free or low-cost health coverage to low income individuals and families with limited income and resources. Enrollment for Medi-Cal coverage is open all year.

You can apply for Medi-Cal benefits regardless of your gender, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or veteran status. Medi-Cal benefits may include the same comprehensive set of benefits known as "essential health benefits."


Essential health benefits

  • Outpatient (ambulatory) services
  • Emergency services
  • Hospitalization
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment
  • Prescription drugs
  • Programs such as physical and occupational therapy (known as rehabilitative and habilitative services) and devices
  • Laboratory services
  • Preventative and wellness services and chronic disease management
  • Children's (pediatric) services, including oral and vision care

For more information about Medi-Cal

(916) 552-9200 or (916) 636-1200

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