Medicare - Who pays first - Publication 02179
Medicare – Who pays first – Publication 02179

Medi-Cal, the Medicaid program in California,

provides health coverage to people with low-income and asset levels who meet certain eligibility requirements. While there are several ways to qualify for Medi-Cal, this section focuses only on Medi-Cal beneficiaries

who also qualify for Medicare

individuals who are over a certain age and/or disabled. People who qualify for both Medicare and full Medi-Cal are known as “dual eligibles” or “Medi-Medis.


  1. What Medi-Cal Covers
  2. Prescription Drugs
  3. Cal MediConnect
  4. How to Qualify
  5. Medi-Cal Programs
  6. How to Apply
  7. Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program

Learn more ===>

ca health How Medicare Works with Medi Cal 2 page pdf

Plans we sell for Medi Medi


Resources & Links Medicare_Beneficiaries_Dual_Eligibles_At_a_Glance.pdf


4 comments on “Medi-Cal & Medicare?

  1. I have full dual coverage (MediCal + Medicare) and am moving to Texas on Aug 31.

    I notified both social security and California a couple of weeks ago.

    How long will my coverage be good for in Texas and will California pay my Sept premiums, part B etc

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