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):

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.



What services can Medi-Cal cover?

How do I choose a managed care plan?

Where do I turn if my claim is denied?

When can I use Medi-Cal as secondary insurance?

Who is eligible for the Medi-Cal waiver?

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