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Do I qualify for Medi-Cal?

Understanding Medi-Cal can be tricky. That’s why we’re here to walk you through the entire process. The first step is making sure that you qualify for Medi-Cal and that you live in one of the areas where we provide coverage. Come join us on the path to better health today. Visit the Medi-Cal website to find out if you qualify.

 

What is Medicaid?

What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is a government program that provides free health care for millions of Americans. In California, it’s called Medi-Cal. Qualified individuals are covered for a wide variety of benefits and services including:

 

  • Preventive care
  • Vision
  • Medications
  • Chronic disease management
  • Behavioral health services

I have a question

Call Covered California at 1-800-300-1506 
(TTY: 1-888-889-4500)
or message with a member of the Covered California support team.

 

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Who does Medi-Cal cover?

Who does Medi-Cal cover?

To get Medi-Cal in California, you must fit in to one or more of these categories:

 

  • Considered low or very low income
  • Pregnant or have a child under 18
  • Blind or disabled or have a spouse in your household who is blind or disabled
  • 65 years of age or older
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Covered counties

At Aetna Better Health® of California, we’re proud to cover Medi-Cal eligible members in San Diego and Sacramento County. Our strong network of providers are ready to help you every step of the way on your path to better health.

What if I need long-term care?

What if I need long-term care?

Sometimes, you need a little extra care to feel healthy. If you live in San Diego County, then you may be eligible for our personalized support program. We cover services like assisted living, meals, rides and more. To qualify for managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS), you must meet the state’s criteria for needing an institutional level of care and certain financial requirements. You can get any of these services in your home or at an assisted living facility. Let us take care of the whole you. Join us on the path to better health today.

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How do I get started?

You can learn more about enrollment and getting started with your application on our “Applying for Medi-Cal” page.