Health Care Coverage

Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health coverage for California residents who meet eligibility requirements. The goal of Medi-Cal is to respond to the health care coverage needs of a growing number of uninsured individuals, and to address the need of supplemental coverage for individuals whose insurance premiums and deductibles are too costly.

Program Eligibility:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Meet Social Security's definition of a blind or disabled individual
  • In a skilled nursing or intermediate care home
  • On refugee status for a limited time, depending how long you have been in the United States
  • A parent or caretaker relative or a child under 21 if:
    • The child's parent is deceased or doesn't live with the child, or
    • The child's parent is incapacitated, or
    • The child's parent is under employed or unemployed
  • Pregnant women
  • Adults with annual - or yearly - earnings up to 138% Federal Poverty Level

 

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County Medical Services Program

The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) provides limited-term health coverage for uninsured low-income, indigent adults that are not otherwise eligible for other publicly funded health programs.

CMSP Eligibility:

  • Adults between ages 21 and 64
  • Legal residents & undocumented persons
  • Applicants can qualify with:
    • Income up to 300% FPL
      • Annual monthly income up to $3,015
      • Annual income up to $36,180
    • Keeping more personal assets (up to $20,000 for a single person)
    • Reduced monthly cost-sharing
  • Persons cannot be eligible for Medi-Cal, Covered California, or Medicare
  • Coverage in 35 participating counties

CMSP Primary Care Benefit:

  • No-cost health care benefits:
    • Up to three (3) office visits for primary care, specialty care or physical therapy
    • Preventative health screenings & lab tests
    • Prescription drugs with a $5 co-pay (up to $1500 in benefits per enrollment term)
  • Services provided by contracting community health centers, clinics, & other providers
  • Up to six (6) months of benefit coverage

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Jennifer Addison, Program Manager - Eligibility and Employment Services

51 Industrial Park Way
P.O. Box 1470
Weaverville, CA 96093
Phone: 530-623-1265
Fax: 530-623-1250
Toll Free: 1-800-851-5658
TDD: 530-623-1233