Medi-Cal for Older Adults
Medi-Cal Older Adult Expansion
As of May 1, 2022 Medi-Cal expanded the eligibility for full scope Medi-Cal to all individuals who are 50 years of age or older who meet certain eligibility criteria regardless of your immigration status.
Those who qualify for this “Older Adult Expansion”, will receive full scope Medi-Cal benefits which provides comprehensive health care including medical, dental, mental health, family planning, foot care, hearing aids and vision care. Including services to help you remain in your home, such as in-home support services if you need assistance with daily activities. Full scope Medi-Cal also covers treatment for alcohol and drug use, medicine your doctor orders and more.
Who will be impacted?
- You may be eligible if you are 50 years of age or older, not currently enrolled in Medi-Cal, and meet all eligibility criteria for full scope Medi-Cal.
- or if you are 50 years of age or older, and are currently enrolled in restricted scope Medi-Cal, due to your immigration status, before this expansion began.
To find out if you are eligible or would like more information, please call us and one of our licensed specialists will be happy to assist you in your preferred language!