What is Medi-Cal?

Medi-Cal is a public health care program. It provides health care services for low-income adults and children. This program covers most health care services at no cost to most Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The State of California offers Medi-Cal for low-income families and those with limited resources. Individuals eligible for Medi-Cal through the State of California may be able to enroll with CalViva Health.

Program Benefits

  • Doctor visits
  • Pregnancy and well-baby care
  • Interpreters to assist non-English speakers
  • 24-hour nurse advice line

  • Health education programs and services
  • Prescription drugs
  • Hospital care
  • Alcohol/drug abuse services*

  • Vision care
  • Mental health services*
  • Emergency room care
  • Shots (immunizations) and more

*Some services are not covered by CalViva Health but are still benefits. CalViva Health will help you get these services.

Medi-Cal 101 Brochure

Download the Medi-Cal 101 Brochure.

Do you have questions about Medi-Cal? Use this brochure to help answer some of your questions about Medi-Cal and what it has to offer.

Download the Medi-Cal 101 Brochure (Español).

Download the Medi-Cal 101 Brochure (Hmong).