Pregnant-Only Medi-Cal Services
 
Pregnant Woman with her Doctor If you are pregnant, the Medi-Cal Program provides free or low-cost pregnancy-related health care coverage for low-income women. You may receive these services from a Medi-Cal doctor of your choice. You may apply at the local Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Office or at many clinics, schools and service agencies in your community. For presumptive Eligibility ask your doctor about pregnancy services that start right away. You maybe entitled to 60 days of coverage until you are approved.

What services are offered?
Pregnancy and postpartum related services.

Who can be covered?
Pregnant women.

Monthly Income
Family Size 200% Income Limit
1 $1,805
2 $2,429
3 $3,052
4 $3,675
5 $4,299
6 $4,922
7 $5,545
8 $6,169
9 $6,792
10 $7,415

Is there an income limit?
Yes.  The monthly income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).  See the Monthly Income chart for further details.

To be eligible for the program, the family's monthly income after child care and working expenses must be at or below the income limit specified for the family size. For example, for a family size of two, the family's monthly income must be at or below the income limit of $2,200.

Is there a property limit?
No.

Can an individual receive services if he/she has other health insurance?
Yes.

Is citizenship or legal residency required?
No.

How to file an application?
Call the toll-free number at (877) 597-4777 for a mail-in application.  Applications are also available at many neighborhood clinics and hospitals or Click Here to download an application from the Healthy Families Website.

Access the Complete Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Chart.
Click here to access the FPL Chart.

(To view FPL chart you need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader already installed on your computer, please click here to download a free copy.)

Last Updated: May 2012
 
 
 
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