Medi-Cal

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Medi-Cal is one of two health plans Alameda Alliance for Health offers residents of Alameda County.

Medi-Cal is a state-sponsored health insurance program administered to you through Alameda Alliance for Health. Medi-Cal provides comprehensive health care coverage for those who meet income guidelines, including:

  • Families and children
  • People with disabilities
  • Seniors

Your local County Welfare/Social Services Department manages Medi-Cal eligibility determinations.

Already a Member?

Learn more about your coverage in our member’s area.

What Does Medi-Cal Cost?

There are no monthly premiums or co-pays if you have met income requirements.

Am I Eligible?

To qualify for Medi-Cal you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen/qualified legal immigrant
  • One of the following: parent, child, elderly or disabled individual
  • Must be an Alameda County resident

Ways to Apply

In Person

If you wish to apply in person, you may go to one of the Alameda County Social Services Agency public contact offices, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Online

To apply for Medi-Cal online, please visit Benefits CalWIN.

By Mail

You may apply for Medi-Cal by mail. Please call 510-777-2300 or 1-800-698-1118 (toll-free) to request a Medi-Cal mail-in application.

Need Help With Your Application?

Please contact the Medi-Cal Center at 510-777-2300 for FREE help with your Medi-Cal Application, or call our Member Services department at 510-747-4567 or toll-free 1-877-932-2738; CRS/TTY 711 or 1-800-735-2929, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Medi-Cal Coverage Includes

Medical

  • Regular Exams
  • Specialist Care
  • Immunizations
  • Inpatient Hospital Services
  • Emergency Care

Vision

  • Eye exams once every two years

Dental

  • Medi-Cal members can receive dental services through Denti-Cal