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  Low-Cost/No-Cost Health Care

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Locate coverage and services for little or no cost to consumers.

 

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

 Help paying for drugs to treat HIV/AIDS.
1-888-311-7632 (Spanish)
 www.ramsellcorp.com (Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese)

BenefitsCal

This website connects you to applications for Medi-Cal, CMSP, CalFresh (formerly food stamps) and CalWORKs benefits in California. 
www.benefitscal.com (Spanish)

CaliforniaKids

Healthcare foundation that provides premium subsidized health care services to children ages 2-18.
1-818-755-9700
www.californiakids.org

California Children's Services (CCS)

A state program that treats children with certain disabilities and health problems.
www.dhcs.ca.gov

California Health IOU Project

A website supported by several consumer organizations to assist people who need to find low-cost care or who are having trouble paying for a hospital bill.
www.hospitalbillhelp.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA.
1-877-267-2323
1-866-266-1819 (TTY)
www.cms.hhs.gov

County Medical Services Program (CMSP)

Health care for low-income adults in 34 California counties.
www.cmspcounties.org

Covered California

California's health insurance marketplace to buy a health plan and use tax credits to lower premium costs. Applications are also screened for Medi-Cal.
1-800-300-1506
www.coveredca.com

Family Pact

Family planning and reproductive services.
1-800-541-5555
www.familypact.org

Health Center Finder (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)

Provides care for the uninsured. Payment is based on your income and what you can afford. Email: CallCenter@hrsa.gov
1-877-464-4772, M-F 9 am to 5:30 pm ET.
www.findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov

Health Consumer Alliance

Fact sheets on low-cost health care, in many languages.
www.healthconsumer.org (many languages)

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program)

HICAP provides counseling and advocacy for people who have or will soon have Medicare.
1-800-434-0222

Medi-Cal

Health care for people with a low income. Find a list of county Medi-Cal offices.
www.dhcs.ca.gov

Medi-Cal Access Program (formerly AIM)

Low-cost health insurance for pregnant women with low and middle incomes
1-800-433-2611 (Many languages).
1-800-735-2929 (TDD)
http://mcap.dhcs.ca.gov/Home/?lang=es (Spanish)

MRMIP (California Major Risk Medical Insurance Program)

California's insurance program for people with serious health problems who previously had difficulty buying individual health insurance because of their medical history (pre-existing conditions).
1-800-289-6574 (many languages)
1-800-735-2929 (TTY)
MRMIP webpage 

MyHealthResource

California's on-line guide to connecting people to healthcare programs and services in their communities.
www.myhealthresource.org

NeedyMeds

An online list of clinics in California that provide low-cost care.
www.needymeds.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Help for patients who do not have prescription drug coverage.
1-888-477-2669
www.pparx.org (Spanish)

Health Plan Problems?

Call 1-888-466-2219

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