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The Medi-Cal Eligibility Division (MCED) is responsible for the development, coordination, clarification, and implementation of Medi-Cal regulations, policy, and procedures to assure Medi-Cal eligibility is determined accurately and timely by the 58 county human services agencies.

MCED functions include:



  • Assisting Medi-Cal applicants/beneficiaries in obtaining benefits through the county and answering eligibility questions.

  • Overseeing the statewide application and eligibility functions of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program.

  • Enrolling qualified providers in the Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women Program.

  • Reviewing and evaluating program eligibility requirements and assuring compliance with federal medicaid (Title XIX, Title XXI) regulations.

  • Reviewing proposed state hearing decisions concerning eligibility issues and providing recommendations of action to the Director. 

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Last modified on: 6/17/2015 3:44 PM