Beware of Medi-Cal scams: Medi-Cal and SFHSA will never require payment for your Medi-Cal application or renewal. If you are asked for payment or have other reasons to suspect fraud, call the Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline (800) 822-6222.
Check Your Medi-Cal Eligibility
How to we help determine if you qualify for Medi-Cal or other affordable coverage.
Apply for Medi-Cal
Includes a step-by-step process to apply any time of the year and the types of information you'll need.
Select a Medi-Cal Health Care Plan
How to sign up for a health and dental plan to access your Medi-Cal benefits.
Renew your Medi-Cal Coverage
How and when to maintain your coverage without interruption.
Effective January 1, 2023:
Changes to accessing Medi-Cal services
Most Medi-Cal beneficiaries will be required to access Medi-Cal services through a Managed Care plan. Learn more. Long Term Care (LTC) residents, click here.
Medi-Cal members can now fill their prescriptions at Costco: Costco membership is not required to use its pharmacy services.
Medi-Cal continues to cover abortion services
If you have Medi-Cal, you can still go to any provider for abortion services at any time, and for any reason.
Changed your contact information in the past 2 years?
To keep your Medi-Cal, update us by calling (415) 558-4700 or email SFMedi-Cal@sfgov.org.
Medi-Cal increases asset limits starting in July 2022
Medi-Cal asset limits for people who are 65+ or disabled are $130,000 for one person plus $65,000 for each additional family member. View details or call us at (415) 558-4700 for more information.
FREE COVID-19 testing, treatment, and advice
Uninsured or have Medi-Cal but not a regular doctor? Contact Medi-Cal's free Medi-Nurse Line about COVID-19 related symptoms and referrals for free testing and treatment, regardless of income and immigration status.
Free & discounted services
If you receive CalFresh or other public benefits, you're eligible for the many free or steeply discounted museum admissions, utilities, transportation, kids' recreation activities, groceries, prepared meals, and legal services. View discounts
NOTE: Masks are recommended but not required when visiting our Service Centers to protect our staff, clients, and community.
Information on Medi-Cal or your benefits: Call (415) 558-4700 or email SFMedi-Cal@sfgov.org.
Service Center locations: On our map below, click on our three Service Centers for their location details.