HEALTH CARE BENEFITS

WHAT WILL I LEARN about health care benefits?

  1. Why should I get health care coverage (health insurance)?

  2. Covered California

    1. What is Covered California?

    2. Am I eligible to enroll in health care coverage through Covered California?

    3. What benefits and services can I get through Covered California?

    4. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get health care using Covered California?

    5. Am I legally required to enroll in health care coverage?

    6. When can I apply for health care through Covered California?

    7. How do I enroll in health care through Covered California?

    8. Can I get health care through Covered California while I’m incarcerated?

  3. Medi-Cal

    1. What is Medi-Cal?

    2. Am I eligible for Medi-Cal?

    3. What benefits and services can I get through MediCal?

    4. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get Medi-Cal benefits?

    5. How do I apply for Medi-Cal?

    6. Can I apply for Medi-Cal while incarcerated?

    7. I had Medi-Cal when I entered prison or jail. What happens to it while I’m incarcerated?

    8. My Medi-Cal stopped while I was incarcerated. How do I restart it?

    9. I believe my Medi-Cal was wrongly denied or stopped. How do I appeal?

  4. Medicare

    1. What is Medicare?

    2. Can my criminal history limit my ability to get Medicare?

    3. Am I eligible for Medicare?

    4. What benefits and services can I get through Medicare?

    5. How do I apply for Medicare?

    6. Can I apply for Medicare while incarcerated?

    7. I had Medicare when I entered prison or jail. What happens to it while I’m incarcerated?

    8. My Medicare stopped while I was incarcerated. How do I restart it?

    9. I believe my Medicare was wrongly denied or stopped. How do I appeal?