Medi-Cal and Covered California use the same application. This means that once you apply, you’ll find out which program you qualify for. Some households qualify for both.
Covered California health insurance plans — and all health plans in the individual and small-group markets — are sold in four levels of coverage: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. As the metal category increases in value, so does the percentage of medical expenses that a health plan covers compared with what you are expected to pay in co-pays and deductibles.
Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health coverage for California residents who meet eligibility requirements. Medi-Cal uses federal poverty level (FPL) limits of the current year to determine eligibility for its programs.
Qualify Based on Your Income
Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health coverage for California residents who meet eligibility requirements. Medi-Cal uses federal poverty level (FPL) limits of the current year to determine eligibility for its programs.Download Income Eligibility Chart (PDF) Shop Plans
Qualify Based on Programs You Use
Other Possible Qualifications
Medi-Cal coverage is available for individuals and families, children and pregnant individuals.
Depending on your income, you can get free or low cost health care.
Children under age 19 can get Medi-Cal, even if their parents don’t qualify.
Medi-Cal offers free or affordable programs for pregnancy coverage.
Enjoy free services, like well-baby visits and checkups.
Ambulance and emergency room services.
Doctor visits for sickness, injuries or other concerns.
Teeth cleanings, fillings, eye exams and glasses.
Counseling, screening and family-planning services.
Low-cost or free prescriptions.
Counseling and treatment are covered.
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