What are the ways which I may pay my premium each month?
Pay by Mail:
You can pay by mail with a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order. The checks should be made payable to Medi-Cal for Families. Mail payments to:
Medi-Cal for Families
P.O. Box 7187
Pasadena, CA 91109-7187
Pay by Cash in Person:
You can pay by cash in person at any Western Union Convenience Pay location. Call 1-800-551-8001, option 1, to find a Western Union Convenience Pay location near you. There is no charge for this service.
Pay by Credit/Debit card/Bank Account over the Phone or Online:
You can pay your premium by credit/debit card or bank account over the phone or online.
Medi-Cal for Families accepts VISA, American Express, MasterCard or Discover credit cards, debit cards with a VISA or MasterCard logo and personal checking, savings or money market bank accounts.
• Call 1-888-970-0626 to make a one-time payment
• Visit the
website to set up monthly automatic payments
Pay by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT):
To pay by EFT, follow the steps on the back of your monthly statement or complete the EFT Form on the Department of Health Care Services website. You will need to fill out a form giving Medi-Cal for Families permission to draw money from your bank's checking or savings account each month. You will need to send the form to Medi-Cal for Families with a voided check or savings deposit slip from your account.
You will automatically receive a 25 percent discount on your monthly premium if you pay by EFT. Please allow six to eight weeks to process the EFT request. Payments should be sent by mail to Medi-Cal for Families at the address provided above until you receive written confirmation that your EFT is approved.