Medi-Cal

Important: Are you enrolled in Medi-Cal? Has your contact information changed in the past two years? Give your county office your updated contact information so you can stay enrolled. Find your local county office.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), Medi-Cal beneficiaries have stayed enrolled in the program. If your contact information or household circumstances have changed, please update your information today by contacting your local county office at: 1-877-652-0731 or online at BenefitsCal.com. This may help you keep your Medi-Cal coverage after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

What is Medi-Cal?

Medi-Cal (called Medicaid in other states) provides quality health care coverage to qualifying residents of California with income and resources below established limits.

Who can get Medi-Cal?

  • Children under the age of 21
  • Low-income families with children when at least one parent is either:
    • Absent
    • Deceased
    • Incapacitated
    • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Individuals over the age of 65
  • Persons who are blind or disabled
  • Persons receiving nursing home care
  • Pregnant women
  • Childless adults adults aged 21-64 with low incomes

What services does Medi-Cal cover?

  • Medical and dental services
  • Pharmacy and vision services
  • Long Term Care
  • Help with Medicare costs
  • A detailed list of covered services can be found here.

How to apply for Medi-Cal?

Shasta County residents can apply for healthcare benefits:

           Call 1-877-652-0731 to request a mail-in Medi-Cal application be sent to you 

           Print an application online here and mail or return it to:

                   Eligibility and Employment Services, Cascade
                   2460 Breslauer Way 
                   P.O. Box 496005 
                   Redding, CA 96049-6005            

Where can I find more information about Medi-Cal?

Learn more about Medi-Cal by downloading our  brochure or visiting the Department of Health Care Services website.  Families or individuals who may not qualify for Medi-Cal, can now access quality, affordable insurance through Covered California.  Learn more at www.coveredshasta.com

 

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