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Important Information for Pending Applicants and Newly Enrolled Medi-Cal Members

May 5, 2014

Due to the large number of Medi-Cal applications received through the Covered California website and county human services agencies, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is providing information to help ensure you can get the care you need.

Pending Applicants

If you have applied and are likely eligible, but are waiting for your application to be finalized, you may receive care while you wait.

Should you be receiving CalFresh?

February 1, 2014

CalFresh assists Santa Clara County residents in learning about and receiving CalFresh benefits. CalFresh is the new name in California for the Food Stamp Program. You may qualify if at least one person in your household is a U.S. citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, refugee, or asylee. Use your CalFresh debit card to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and more.

For a full list of eligibility requirements, please visit www.calfresh.ca.gov.