Low-Cost/No-Cost Health Care
Locate coverage and services for little or no cost to consumers.
AIDS Drug Assistance Program
Help paying for drugs to treat HIV/AIDS.
www.ramsellcorp.com (Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese)
This website connects you to applications for Medi-Cal, CMSP, CalFresh (formerly food stamps) and CalWORKs benefits in California.
Healthcare foundation that provides premium subsidized health care services to children ages 2-18.
California Children's Services (CCS)
A state program that treats children with certain disabilities and health problems.
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.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA.
County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
Health care for low-income adults in 34 California counties.
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.
Family planning and reproductive services.
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.
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.
Health care for people with a low income. Find a list of county Medi-Cal offices.
Medi-Cal Access Program (formerly AIM)
Low-cost health insurance for pregnant women with low and middle incomes
1-800-433-2611 (Many languages).
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)
California's on-line guide to connecting people to healthcare programs and services in their communities.
An online list of clinics in California that provide low-cost care.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Help for patients who do not have prescription drug coverage.