Medi-Cal Expansion for 50 Years & Older
Are you 50 years and older or will you be turning 50 years old in 2022?
Did you know that as of May 1st, 2022, adults 50+, who meet all requirements, including income level, may qualify for Full-Scope Medi-Cal regardless of their immigration status?
List of Medi-Cal Health Benefits
Full Scope Medi-Cal provides free or low-cost health care or coverage for:
- Outpatient (Ambulatory) services
- Emergency Services
- Mental Health
- Prescription Drugs
- Physical therapy
- Laboratory services
- Prevention and wellness services and chronic disease management
- Dental Care
- In Home services and support
- Vision (eyeglasses and hearing aids)
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I turn 50 after May 1st?
Those who turn 50 at in May 2022, their full-scope coverage will go back to May 1, 2022. If an individual turns 50 after May 2022, their full-scope coverage will begin on the first day of their birthday month.
Will Medi-Cal impact my immigration status?
Medi-Cal enrollment does NOT count towards Public Charge or affect future immigration efforts.
What if I already have Restricted-Scope (emergency) Medi-Cal?
Individuals ages 50 or older on or after May 1, 2022, who are currently enrolled in Restricted-Scope (Emergency) Medi-Cal, will automatically transition to Full-Scope Medi-Cal on May 1st. Individuals should have received a letter from the County Human Services office informing of the transition and new health benefits.
What if I receive an annual renewal packet from Medi-Cal?
Annual renewal packets from the County Human Services office must filled out and submitted by the deadline date in order to continue coverage and avoid a termination letter from Medi-Cal.
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