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How to Get Free Health Insurance

You may qualify for free or low-cost care through Medicaid based on income and family size. The health care law provides states with additional federal funding to expand their Medicaid programs to cover adults under 65 who make up to 133% of the federal poverty level. Children (18 and under) are eligible up to that income level or higher in all states.

How to Get Free Health Insurance for My Kids

You can apply for Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage at any time by applying directly to your state agency. If you qualify for Medicaid or CHIP, your coverage can begin immediately.

How to Qualify for Medicaid

A table showcasing inexpensive health insurance options for low-income people depending on the number of people in their household and income.

California is expanding its Medicaid government health insurance program to cover households with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty level. That works out to $16,105 a year for 1 person or $32,913 for a family of 4. Find out whether you qualify for Medicaid health insurance or get a health insurance quote.