While Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid program) will always be secondary coverage for children with private primary insurance, it can help with copays and many other out-of-pocket expenses. Learn more about who is eligible, what the Medi-Cal waiver is, and how to appeal a denial of coverage.
What services can Medi-Cal cover?
Common Medi-Cal services include (but are not limited to):
- Medical coverage
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapy when medically necessary
- Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy
- Equipment and supplies
- Incontinence supplies
- Home nursing care
- In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
Check out our article Medi-Cal 101 and our Medi-Cal Terms and Services Glossary for more information about what your child might be eligible for.
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