Medi-Cal Access Program
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The Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) (formerly Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM) program) provides low cost health insurance coverage to uninsured, middle income pregnant women. The total cost is 1.5% of the subscriber's Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI). The State of California and the Federal Government supplement the subscriber contribution to cover the full cost of care.
Pregnant, as of the
Not a recipient of
no-cost Medi-Cal or Medicare Part A and Part B benefits as of the application
Uninsured or covered
by private insurance with a separate maternity deductible or co-payment of
more than $500.00
income within the MCAP Income Guidelines.
MCAP provides comprehensive healthcare from
the effective date of coverage in MCAP until the last day of the month in
which the 60th day following the end of the pregnancy occurs.
Pregnant women enrolled in MCAP prior to
October 1, 2016, receive their care from participating health plans. Pregnant
women enrolled in MCAP on October 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017, receive their
care from Medi-Cal Fee-For-Service until the end of their post-partum period.
Pregnant women enrolled in MCAP on or after July 1, 2017, will receive their
care from Medi-Cal Managed Care until the end of their post-partum period.
Babies born to women enrolled in MCAP are
eligible for enrollment in the Medi-Cal Access Infant Program.
For more information on MCAP, please call toll
free 1-800-433-2611 or visit the MCAP website.
Medi-Cal Access Program Resources
Last modified on:
7/26/2017 4:38 PM