- Medi-Cal: Medi-Cal is a public health insurance program which provides needed health care services for low-income individuals including families with children, adults, seniors, persons with disabilities, foster care, pregnant women, and low-income people with specific diseases such as tuberculosis, breast cancer, or HIV/AIDS. An individual has access to full services for medical, dental, vision and mental health.
- Covered California: Also known as “Obamacare” or the Marketplace, it enables individuals and small businesses to purchase health insurance at federally subsidized rates. Individuals who are eligible are required to have health insurance as part of this federal law. This marketplace enables individuals to shop for health insurance and pick a plan that best suits their needs.
- Medicare: Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 years or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).
- Individual Family Plan (IFP): Also known as private plans, these are products that insurance companies sell directly to interested consumers. These offer coverage for health, dental, and/or vision services.