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Medi-Cal for Pregnancy

Medi-Cal offers various free or affordable programs to get pregnant individuals into coverage right away.

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Full-Scope Medi-Cal

Full-scope Medi-Cal is the same complete coverage you have before or after pregnancy. It automatically includes prenatal care, labor and delivery, and post-partum care for a year after pregnancy.

Pregnancy Medi-Cal

People who live in California but are not legal residents can receive coverage for all medically necessary services while pregnant and for one year following the end of pregnancy.

Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Individuals

Immediate Coverage While Your Application Is Processed

Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)

Comprehensive coverage for all pregnant individuals, for a small fee. Coverage is available for a year after pregnancy.

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Enrolling in these programs is quick and easy — just click the Apply button above. For more information, go to the Medi-Cal for Pregnancy website, or email questions to directly to the Department of Health Care Services.

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