Notes on Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal is the Medicaid program as administered by California. It is an ammendment to the 1930’s Social Security Act .

Who Qualifies?

  • Blind
  • Disabled
  • Under age 21
  • Pregnant
  • etc….

Income Requirements:

130% of federal poverty line

  1. person $16,105

You may qualify if enrolled in the following:

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

Medicare and Medical – you can have both

MEDICARE is for people who have paied in 10 years or 40 quartrs of income.

A. Hospital care 1965

B Medical Care outpatient – 1965

C. Contracted services to provide both parts – 2003

D MMA 2006   Prescription care coverage

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