What Are the Benefits of Medi-Cal?
Medi-Cal gives you benefits similar to those of Covered California, but often at lower or no cost to you and your family. If you do not qualify for Medi-Cal, Freeway Insurance offers Covered California and our health professionals can help you find the right product for you at affordable prices.
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FAQs About Medi-Cal
Can an Undocumented Person Get Medi-Cal?
Undocumented immigrants aged 25 and younger and over the age of 50 can get Medi-Cal benefits. Some undocumented immigrants aged 26 to 49 may be eligible for Medi-Cal in an emergency or during pregnancy. All children 0-18 can receive complete health care through Medi-Cal, regardless of their immigration status.
What Documents Do I Need to Apply for Medi-Cal?
You’ll need the following for everyone in your household:
- Official identification (driver’s license, passport, birth certificate)
- Social Security Number if you have one
- Proof of residency (utility bill, rent receipt)
- Tax filing information for anyone in the household who files taxes or is claimed as a dependent
How Long Does it Take to Find Out If I’m Approved for Medi-Cal?
Typically, you can expect it to take about 45 days to hear the status of your application. If you are denied, you can file an appeal. This information will be included in your letter. If you are approved, your letter will contain the next steps.