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Medi-Cal


Medi-Cal provides medical, dental, and vision insurance to low-income families in California.

- The Guide to Medi-Cal Programs, Third Edition, 2006 (California HealthCare Foundation)

Who Is Eligible?

  • Adults who are 65 years of age or older
  • Adults who are parents or caretaker relatives that have any children under 21 years of age living in your home
  • Adults who are legally blind or disabled
  • Children birth through age 20
  • For full-scope Medi-Cal, citizenship or legal residency is required
  • Undocumented children and young adults can receive coverage for emergency or pregnancy-related services

Dental Services

Medi-Cal covers dental services that are provided through Denti-Cal. To obtain a listing of Denti-Cal providers, call 1-800-322-6384 or visit the main Denti-Cal website.

How Much Does It Cost?

Costs for Medi-Cal services vary.

How Do I Apply?

Call toll-free 1-800-709-8348 in Contra Costa County or visit the Contra Costa Employment and Human Services Department Medi-Cal website.

State Medi-Cal website