Accessibility

Bilingual Services

Covered California strives to provide equal access for all persons, including those who are limited-English-speaking or non-English-speaking, to the available services and information within our organization. Please click the links below for Covered California's bilingual services information in both English and Spanish.

English:

Spanish:

Website Accessibility Information

This website is in the process of being developed in compliance with California Government Code 11135, located in Section D of the California Government Code. Code 11135 requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California Government is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively. Our goal is to provide a good web experience for all visitors.

Below you will find a list of some of the technology solutions we are integrated to make our websites easier to navigate, faster-loading and accessible. To further improve the ease of use and readability of this site, such as increasing the font size, please review the section below on how to customize your browser.

Accessibility Topics

What Makes Our Website Accessible?


Customize Your Browser to Fit Your Needs

Magnify Tool

Most browsers have a magnifying tool that lets you zoom into a page and display all elements at 150 percent, 200 percent, etc. The keyboard shortcut to access this tool is: "Ctrl" + "Shift" + "+" to zoom in, and "Ctrl" + "Shift" + "-" to zoom out.

Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts:

Add-Ons

Change CSS

Below is the step by step on how to change the style sheet file in Internet Explorer. For other browsers please check the Help menu.

  • Click Tools from the top menu bar
  • Select Internet Options
  • Select the General tab (first tab)
  • Click on Accessibility button (bottom section, Appearance)
  • Click on checkboxes to ignore all colors and font styles and sizes and/or
  • Click on checkbox: "Format documents using my style sheet"
  • Browse to your personal style sheet and
  • Click OK

Website Technical Support

Nondiscrimination

Covered California complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Covered California does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Covered California:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters.
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats and other formats).
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters.
    • Information written in other languages.

If you need these services, contact Adrian Recio, Civil Rights Coordinator, at (916) 228-8764, by email at CivilRights@covered.ca.gov or by fax at (916) 228-8909.

Spanish:

Arabic:

Armenian:

Chinese (Traditional):

Farsi:

Hindi:

Hmong:

Japanese:

Khmer:

Korean:

Punjabi:

Russian:

Tagalog:

Thai:

Vietnamese:

Filing a Grievance

If you believe that Covered California has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, military or family status, disability, sex or gender, you can file a grievance with Adrian Recio, Civil Rights Coordinator.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, email or fax. If you need help filing a grievance, Adrian Recio, Civil Rights Coordinator, is available to help you.

Mail: Civil Rights Coordinator / Covered California; PO Box 989725; West Sacramento, CA 95789
Phone: (916) 228-7864
Email: CivilRights@covered.ca.gov
Fax: (916) 228-8909


You can also file a civil rights complaint with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Online: Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal
Mail: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, DC 20201

Complaint forms are available on the Office for Civil Rights website.

Phone: (800) 868-1019
TTY: (800) 537-7697