How Do I Get A New Medi Cal Card In California??

Request a replacement Benefit Issuance Card (BIC) You can request a benefit replacement card through or through an automated system at (888) 472-4463.

Please allow about 7 days to receive a new card in the mail.

How do I order a new BIC card?

Call (209) 558-2777 to request a new card. Provide your name and Social Security Number to confirm your identity and request a new card.25 Oct 2017

What is the state of California Benefits Identification Card used for?

You have now received or will shortly receive a plastic Benefits Identification Card (BIC). This BIC is used to verify your eligibility for Medi-Cal benefits, allowing your Medi-Cal providers to bill for your medical and/or dental care.

What is the maximum income to qualify for Medi Cal?

Medi-Cal’s Working Disabled Program

Must have: Low to moderate income
Aged & Disabled Federal Poverty Level
Must Meet SSI’s definition of: Age or disability
Income Limits: Countable Income less than $1,271 for individual, $1,720 for couples

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How do I check my Medi Cal eligibility?

How to Check My Medi Cal Status

  • Visit the Agency In Person. Social Services agencies throughout California have different names in different counties.
  • Call Medi-Cal Directly. You can also check on your Medi-Cal status by calling the Medi-Cal hotline at (800) 541-5555.
  • Send an Inquiry by Mail.
  • Ask for Doctor Verification.

Can you use Medi Cal out of state?

Yes. To bill Medi-Cal, a provider must complete the appropriate enrollment forms. For questions on which forms to use, contact the Out-of-State Provider Unit at (916) 636-1960. However, an enrolled Medi-Cal provider cannot bill a Medi-Cal-eligible patient for a covered service.

How do I get a new benefits ID card?

If your card includes SNAP benefits or Cash Assistance you can call EBT Customer Service at (888) 328-6399 to:

  1. Check your EBT card balance.
  2. Change the PIN number for your EBT card.
  3. Request that a replacement EBT card be mailed to you.

Is Medi cal part of the Affordable Care Act?

Far more Californians have been enrolled in Medi-Cal through the Affordable Care Act than have bought private insurance plans through Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange established under the federal health law. Now, about 70 percent are on Medi-Cal.

What does straight Medi cal mean?

Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. This is a public health insurance program that provides free or low cost medical services for children and adults with limited income and resources. When you first qualify for Medi-Cal and receive your BIC, you are covered under Fee-For-Service (also called, Regular Medi-Cal).

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