Who can get Medi-Cal?

People in many different situations qualify for Medi-Cal. Some are listed below:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Blind
  • Disabled
  • Under 21 years of age
  • Pregnant
  • Diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer
  • In a skilled nursing or intermediate care facility
  • Refugee status during a limited period of eligibility. (Adult refugees may not be eligible depending upon how long they have been in the U.S.)
  • Parent or caretaker relative of a child under 21, and
    • 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, who is the primary wage earner, is unemployed or underemployed.
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