If you’re uninsured, the cost of medically necessary screening, testing, and treatment is paid for by the government. You can also get free medically necessary testing.
There are a several programs offered for your care:
- Covered California people with low- or moderate-income may be able to get lower premium costs from Covered CA
- Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health coverage for low-income Californian’s
- Medicare is the federal program that provides health care coverage for people who are 65 or older or have a disability
- For more options refer to the Department of Managed Health Care fact sheet.