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Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
Did you know that there is an entitlement to mental health services in California?
Medi-Cal services and who pays when you have more than one health coverage.
You have rights when receiving medical care.
Get information about receiving Medi-Cal coverage until age 26 regardless of income and how to apply for the FFY program.
What is exempt and not exempt.
What's covered and how to take action when denied.
Enrollment Centers, Help On-Demand, Events Near You, Find a Certified Enroller, Live Chat, FAQs, Contact, and How to Enroll Online.
Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.
Medi-Cal vs. Medicare and resource limitations.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
Balance billing is when your providers takes your Medi-Cal or Medicare insurance but wants to charge you for the remaining expenses.
You can apply for a fair hearing whether you have original (fee-for-service) Medi-Cal or are in a Medi-Cal Managed Care health plan.
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If you don"t have money for your child"s needs, you can apply for aid.
Apply online here instead of by mail, phone, or in-person.
Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health care for eligible California residents including dental benefits. Denti-Cal Telephone Service Center: 1-800-322-6384
Some general answers about the dental program.
For the purposes of Medi-Cal eligibility an "annuity" is defined as a "contract to make periodic payments of a fixed or variable sum paid to an annuitant which are payable unconditionally."
The following property is generally exempt and therefore not counted in determining Long Term Care Medi-Cal eligibility.
People who qualify for both Medicare and full Medi-Cal are known as "dual eligibles" or "Medi-Medis."
Are you a grandparent or other relative raising another family member’s children? More than two million children are being raised by relatives because their parents cannot care for them. Regular medical care is important to help the children you are raising grow up healthy and happy.