Quick Answer: Can I apply for Medi Cal if I have cancer?

Can you get Medi-Cal if you have cancer?

Federal BCCTP provides full-scope Medi-Cal benefits for the duration of cancer treatment, as long as the individual continues to meet all other BCCTP eligibility criteria.

Who is not eligible for Medi-Cal?

Undocumented children and young adults who are 25 years old or younger can get Medi-Cal coverage, if they meet all other program requirements. Undocumented adults who are 26 years old and older do not qualify for full Medi-Cal coverage, though they may qualify for Medi-Cal coverage for emergencies or during pregnancy.

Who qualifies for emergency Medi-Cal?

If your family has income at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level, you may be eligible for Income-Based Medi-Cal. If you are aged or disabled, you may be eligible for Aged & Disabled Federal Poverty Level Medi-Cal.

Is cancer a disability for Medicaid?

Medical Qualification with the Blue Book

If you have been diagnosed one of the following cancers, you should automatically, medically qualify for disability benefits: Esophageal cancer. Gallbladder cancer. Brain cancer.

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What is the Medi-Cal income limit for 2020?

Qualifications: An individual earning under $17,237 a year or a family of four with an annual household income less than $35,535 qualifies for Medi-Cal.

What is the monthly income limit for Medi-Cal?

You are 19-64 years old and your family’s income is at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) ($17,774 for an individual; $36,570 for a family of four).

Income-based Medi-Cal.

Your family size: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Income limits for your family:
$12,880
$4,540
$12,760

How much money can you have in the bank and still qualify for Medi-Cal?

You may have up to $2,000 in assets as an individual or $3,000 in assets as a couple. Some of your personal assets are not considered when determining whether you qualify for Medi-Cal coverage.

What is considered low income in California?

2021:

Family Size (Persons in Family/Household) Annual Family Income
HUD Low Income Level 1 Federal Poverty Level*
1 $66,250 $12,880
2 $75,700 $17,420
3 $85,150 $21,960

Does Medi-Cal check your bank account?

Violating this look back period, knowingly or unknowing, can result in a period of Medicaid eligibility. Because of this look back period, the agency that governs the state’s Medicaid program will ask for financial statements (checking, savings, IRA, etc.) for 60-months immediately preceeding to one’s application date.

Can I check my Medi-Cal status online?

You can access your member services online through your plan’s website and the Covered California website. Each service manages different aspects of your coverage. Also, your local county office will take care of specific parts of your Medi-Cal membership.

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How do I check my Medi-Cal benefits?

You can also check on your Medi-Cal status by calling the Medi-Cal hotline at (800) 541-5555. If you’re outside of California, call (916) 636-1980.

Do I have to pay back Medi-Cal?

The Medi-Cal program must seek repayment from the estates of certain deceased Medi-Cal members. Repayment only applies to benefits received by these members on or after their 55th birthday and who own assets at the time of death. If a deceased member owns nothing when they die, nothing will be owed.