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California Department of Healthcare Services

Do You Qualify for Medi-Cal Benefits? 

To see if you qualify based on income, look at the chart below. Income numbers are based on your annual - or yearly - earnings.​
  

Family Size

138% of Federal Poverty Level

1

$16,105

2

$21,708

3

$27,311

4

$32,913

5

$38,516

6

$44,119

7

$49,722

8

$55,325

9

$60,927

10

$66,530

11

$72,133

12

$77,736

Each Additional Person

Add $5,603

You can also get Medi-Cal if you are:

  • 65 or older
  • Blind
  • Disabled
  • Under 21
  • Pregnant
  • In a skilled nursing or intermediate care home
  • On refugee status for a limited time, depending how long you have been in the United States
  • A parent or caretaker relative or a child under 21 if:

The child's parent is deceased or doesn't live with the child, or
The child's parent is incapacitated, or
The child's parent is under employed or unemployed

 

If you are enrolled in one of the following programs, you can also get Medi-Cal:

  • CalFresh
  • SSI/SSP
  • CalWorks (AFDC)
  • Refugee Assistance
  • Foster Care or Adoption Assistance Program

 

Contact your local County office for more information or apply on-line at Covered California.