Medi-Cal (Medicaid) is California’s health insurance program designed for children and adults with limited income.

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) accepts a range of payment and insurance plans, including Medi-Cal. In addition, all FHCSD clinics operate on a sliding fee scale. This means the cost of services is based upon income and family size. No patient will be turned away based on their inability to pay. Our staff will help patients enroll in free or low-cost plans that can help cover the cost of treatment and services.

For enrollment assistance, call (619) 515-2363, or schedule a telehealth appointment.

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You may be eligible for free or discounted:

  • Medical, dental and vision services
  • Mental health and substance use treatment
  • Prescription drugs
  • Emergency care and hospitalization, including surgery
  • Prenatal and maternity care


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To enroll, you'll need to provide the following documentation:

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  • State-issued photo identification
  • Resident alien card (if applicable)
  • Proof of residency, such as a lease agreement or utility bill
  • Latest 1040 IRS tax document
  • Proof of current income

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As of January 1, 2020, full coverage Medi-Cal services are available to young adults between ages 19 to 26, regardless of legal residency status, as long as they meet income and other eligibility requirements. Full coverage Medi-Cal includes primary care, dental and vision services, as well as some specialty care.

Medi-Cal services have also expanded to cover new childhood screening programs to support healthy growth and development.

2021 Every Woman Counts Income Eligibility Guidelines

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EWC Income Eligibility Guidelines
200% of the 2021 HHS Poverty Guidelines by Household Size
Effective April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022

Number of Persons Living in HouseholdMonthly Gross Household Income (in dollars)Annual Gross Household Income (in dollars)
12,14725,760
22,90334,840
33,66043,920
44,41753,000
55,17362,080
65,93071,160
76,68780,240
87,44389,320
For each additional person, add:7579,080

2021 Family PACT Income Eligibility Guidelines

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Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines
200 Percent of Poverty by Family Size
Effective April 1, 2021

Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (Family PACT) Program providers are to use the following income eligibility guidelines when determining client eligibility for Family PACT services. Providers should disregard all previous Family PACT income eligibility guideline charts.

Number of Persons in FamilyMonthly Income (in dollars)Annual Income (in dollars)
12,14725,760
22,90334,840
33,66043,920
44,41753,000
55,17362,080
65,93071,160
76,68780,240
87,44389,320
For each additional person, add:7579,080

2021 CHDP Income Eligibility Guidelines

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2021 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the CHDP Gateway Program
Effective January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021

Providers are to use the following income guidelines when determining recipient eligibility for pre-enrollment in Medi-Cal through the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Gateway program. Providers should disregard all previous CHDP income eligibility guidelines charts.

Number of Persons in HouseholdMonthly Income (in dollars)Annual Income (in dollars)
12,85634,261
23,86246,338
34,86858,414
45,87570,490
56,88182,567
67,88794,643
78,894106,720
89,900118,796
910,906130,872
1011,913142,949
For each additional person, add:1,00712,007

2021 PE4PW Income Eligibility Guidelines

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Federal Poverty Level Chart for PE4PW
Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021

Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women (PE4PW) program providers must use the following income guide eligibility guideline charts.

Number of Persons Living in FamilyMonthly Gross Household Income (in dollars)Annual Gross Household Income (in dollars)
23,09337,105
33,89846,775
44,70456,445
55,51066,116
66,31675,786
77,12285,456
87,92895,126
98,733104,796
109,539114,467
1110,345124,137
1211,151133,807
For each additional person, add:8069,671