Medi-Cal Check Your Medi-Cal Eligibility
Medi-Cal eligibility is based mainly on income. For some applicants, property ownership is also considered. Once you apply, HSA will help determine whether you qualify for Medi-Cal or other affordable health care options.
Who is eligible
Low-income Californians, including adults, children and their families, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, former foster youth up to age 26, and pregnant individuals..
- Eligible immigrants receive full-scope Medi-Cal or restricted Medi-Cal based on immigration status
- Full coverage for young adults: Eligible Young adults under age 26 can receive full-scope Medi-Cal, regardless of immigration status.
Full coverage for older adults: Eligible individuals in California age 50 or older can receive full-scope Medi-Cal, regardless of immigration status. .
- See Medi-Cal FAQs.
Uninsured or have Medi-Cal but do not have a regular doctor? Call the Medi-Nurse line 24 hours a day. You'll get COVID-19 advice and referrals for free testing and treatment, regardless of income and immigration status.
We help you determine your eligibility for health care coverage
Don't know if you qualify for Medi-Cal? Even if you don’t, we encourage you to still apply. We will evaluate you for other affordable health care options:
- Covered California: Helps qualified applicants obtain discounted health insurance from well-known companies
- The County Children’s Health Initiative Program (CCHIP): Provides affordable and comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance for children up to age 18 who don't qualify for other publicly funded insurance programs.
- Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP): Provides healthcare to mid-income, uninsured pregnant women.
Don't qualify for insurance?
You can still receive basic, affordable health care services through Healthy San Francisco. This program serves uninsured residents regardless of immigration status, employment status, or pre-existing medical conditions. Learn more about applying at healthysf.org.
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