SFHSA Services Check 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
  • Young adults: Eligible young adults under age 26 can receive full-scope Medi-Cal, regardless of immigration status. 
  • Older adults aged 50 and over: Eligible individuals can receive full-scope Medi-Cal, regardless of immigration status.
  • Older adults aged 60 and over and people with disabilities:  Eligible individuals can receive full-scope Medi-Cal, regardless of immigration status. Their asset limits have been increased to $130,000 to qualify. 

See Medi-Cal FAQs for more details. 

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:

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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