For more information on reapplying for Medi-Cal and resources visit CHG's webpage: Reapplying for Medi-Cal.
For questions about reapplying for Medi-Cal, call the Access Customer Center: 1-866-262-9881
Medi-Cal is a program that helps people in California pay for medical care. Sometimes, people need to re-apply for Medi-Cal to make sure they still qualify. This process is called redetermination. Here's how to apply
for Medi-Cal redetermination in San Diego County.
Step 1: Gather your papers - You will need to show proof of who you are, like a copy of your birth certificate or California driver’s license. You may also need to show
proof of where you live, like a utility bill. And you will need to show how much money you make, like pay stubs or a tax return.
Step 2: Get the application - You can find the Medi-Cal redetermination application on the California Department of Health Care Services website. Just search for "Medi-Cal redetermination
application" and you will find it. You can also pick up the application at a local Medi-Cal office. You may also access the form through the following link: www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/forms/Forms/mc210rv-eng.pdf
Step 3: Fill out the application - Fill in all the blanks on the application. Be sure to write legibly and double-check your answers. If you need help filling out the application,
call the Access Customer Service Center at 1-866-262-9881 for assistance.
Step 4: Submit the application - You can submit your application online at www.mybenefitscalwin.org, by mail,
or in person. If you submit it online, be sure to print a copy for your records. If you submit it by mail, be sure to make a copy of everything before you send it. And if you submit it in person, be sure to ask for a receipt.
Mail - Applications and/or verifications may be mailed to the following address:
County of San Diego
Health and Human Services Agency
P.O. Box 939044
San Diego, CA 92193-9005
Step 5: Wait for a decision - The Medi-Cal office will look at your application and decide if you qualify for Medi-Cal. They will send you a letter in the mail to let you know
It's important to remember that you should always contact the Medi-Cal office before visiting them, to check their hours and to make sure they have the forms you need.
Also, you should reapply for Medi-Cal redetermination every year to make sure you still qualify for the program.
That's it! Now you know how to apply for Medi-Cal redetermination. Good luck!