Families


The Medi-Cal program that you and your family qualify for depends on the family size, age of your family members, and income levels. You and your family members could be eligible for different programs. Some of the programs you and your family could qualify for are listed on the dropdown menu on the left.

 

Ability-to-Pay Program (ATP)

The Ability-to-Pay (ATP) program is administered by the Department of Health Services (DHS).  ATP offers full medical coverage for Los Angeles County residents who do not qualify for Medi-Cal, Medicare, or Covered California plan.  For more information, please visit the ATP website.

 

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH)

The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs is a division of the Department of Public Health in Los Angeles County.  It is responsible for the planning, implementing and evaluating of services that address the health priorities and primary needs of infants, mothers, fathers, children and adolescents, and their families in Los Angeles County through ongoing assessment, policy development and quality assurance.  

Visit their website for the list of programs and services, or call them at (213) 639-6400.

 

Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) provides vouchers for healthy foods such as milk, juice, eggs, cheese, and cereal, and support for breast-feeding mothers. The program also provides help with locating other health care and community services.  The program provides vouchers for children under 5 years (who have a nutritional risk such as anemia, dietary or weight problems), and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or new mothers.  

To qualify for the program, the family's monthly income must be below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).  If receiving Medi-Cal, the income must be below 200% of the FPL. 

For additional information on the WIC Program, visit their web site at www.cdph.ca.gov.

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