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Medi-Cal

What is Medi-Cal?
Medi-Cal is a no-cost or low-cost health coverage program that provides health, dental* and vision** coverage to qualified low-income California residents.

Who Can Apply for Medi-Cal and Join IEHP?

  • People who live in our service area (most of Riverside and San Bernardino County)
  • People who are adults with or without children, children, seniors and people with disability
  • People who meet income guidelines and other program requirements
How Much Will I Pay?

You do not have to pay monthly premium for Medi-Cal coverage. Children with Medi-Cal coverage under the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will have a low monthly premium.

What Will I Get with Medi-Cal Through IEHP?

Your plan coverage includes:

  • Outpatient (ambulatory) services
  • Emergency services
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Hospitalization
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Transgender services
  • Prescription drugs
  • Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices
  • Laboratory services
  • Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management
  • Mental health services
  • Substance use disorder services
  • Pediatric services
  • Vision services
  • Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT)
  • Non-medical transportation (NMT)
  • Long-term services and supports (LTSS)

How to apply for Medi-Cal

There are three ways to apply:


To find out if you're eligible for Medi-Cal, call the IEHP Enrollment Advisors at 1-888-860-1298.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm. TTY users should call 1-800-720-4347.

Important Guides for IEHP Medi-Cal Members

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*Children under 21 are currently eligible for dental coverage under Medi-Cal; Adults will be eligible starting May 2014.

**Children under 21 are eligible for an eye exam and glasses; Adults are eligible for an eye exam only.