IMPORTANT: Changes to Medi-Cal rules are coming! Medi-Cal will be available to all people who are 50 years of age or older who meet all Medi-Cal eligibility criteria, and immigration status will not matter. These changes will also let people keep more property and qualify for Medi-Cal. Go to or call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services at 1-866-613-3777.

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What is Medi-cal?

Medi-Cal is a public health care program for those with limited income. This free or low-cost public health insurance program pays for medical services for eligible Los Angeles County residents.

To find out more, call 1-888-663-8289. L.A. Care Health Plan representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – including holidays – to help you.

What are some benefits L.A. Care Medi-Cal Plan offers?

  • Behavioral Health
  • Disease Management
  • Doctor Visits
  • Emergency Care
  • Medi-Cal Dental
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Preventative Screenings
  • Telehealth
  • Transportation
  • Vision Services

Who Can Apply?

  • People who live in Los Angeles County
  • People who are a parent, child, adults without children, older adults or disabled
  • People under the age of 26, regardless of their immigration status
  • People over the age of 50, regardless of their immigration status

What Does Medi-Cal Cost?

Depending on income, some members may have no monthly costs or co-payments. Other members may have a monthly share-of-cost.

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How to Apply for Medi-Cal


You can print the Single Streamlined Application at Covered California and submit via mail to your local county office.


By calling your local county social services office.

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