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.
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.
How to Apply for Medi-Cal
Apply for Medi-Cal online at CoveredCA.com, a joint partnership between Covered California™ and the Department of Health Care Services.
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.
Find the nearest county office to apply for Medi-Cal in person.