Covered California

Asian family; father driving with kids is a joint partnership between Covered California™ and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).

Covered California’s mission is to increase the number of Californians with health insurance, improve the quality of health care for all Californians, reduce health care coverage costs and make sure California's diverse population has fair and equal access to quality health care.

The mission of DHCS is to provide low-income Californians with access to affordable, high-quality health care, including medical, mental health and substance abuse treatment services and long-term care. Its vision is to preserve and improve the physical and mental health of all Californians.

You will have the ability to choose the health plan that offers the best services at the greatest value for you or find out if you qualify for Medi-Cal. This is insurance that can't be dropped or denied if you have a pre-existing medical conditionPre-existing Medical ConditionAny illness or condition a patient has prior to obtaining insurance..

Covered California and DHCS are committed to ensuring that Californians are aware of their health coverage options. Through, you can find out if you qualify for free or low-cost health insurance, including Medi-Cal, and compare a range of health plans and choose the right one for you. Covered California provides information in many languages and in culturally relevant ways.

Covered California is conducting a marketing, outreach and educational program to help raise awareness about the new opportunities for Californians to get covered. To reach as many people as possible, Covered California and DHCS work with different partner groups to help with these educational efforts. Their expertise in reaching out and educating groups and individuals statewide can help Covered California connect with millions of uninsured Californians and transform the health insurance marketplace.