What is emergency Medi-Cal?
What is Emergency Medi-Cal? The purpose of Emergency Medi-Cal is to provide medical care for people who are in need of sudden treatment in emergency situations. Emergency Medi-Cal is only available for serious and sudden medical emergencies.
How do you check if my Medi-Cal is active?
You can also check on your Medi-Cal status by calling the Medi-Cal hotline at (800) 541-5555. If you’re outside of California, call (916) 636-1980.
What documents do I need to apply for Medi-Cal?
Documents to Confirm Eligibility
- Social Security Number.
- Immigration Status.
- Not Incarcerated.
- Minimum Essential Coverage.
- American Indian or Alaskan Native.
Is Medi-Cal Medicare?
Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid health care program. Medi-Cal pays for a variety of medical services for children and adults with limited income and resources. Medicare is a federally funded insurance program for eligible participants 65 or over.
How do I renew Medi-Cal?
Medi-Cal Renew Your Medi-Cal Coverage
- Online through MyBenefits CalWIN or Covered California.
- By phone at (415) 558-4700.
- Other ways to submit your renewal form: Email: [email protected] Fax: (415) 355-2432. Mail: Human Services Agency, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120.
Can I go to any ER with Medi-Cal?
Emergency Rooms: As stated above, if you have an emergency and you cannot find a doctor right away, you can go to the emergency room at any hospital. If you show your BIC to staff at the emergency room, Medi-Cal will pay for the services you receive.
How do I know if I qualify for Medi-Cal?
To qualify for free Medi-Cal coverage, you need to earn less than 138% of the poverty level, based on the number of people who live in your home. The income limits based on household size are: One person: $17,609. Two people: $23,792.
What is group number?
Group number: Identifies your employer plan. Each employer choses a package for their employees based on price, or types of coverage. This is identified through the group number.