Aged, Blind and Disabled (ABD) Medi-Cal

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This program provides Medi-Cal services for people who are age 65 or older, blind, or persons who have a disability regardless of age or immigration status. Some of the services provided are:

  • Medi-Cal program health care coverage
  • Medicare premium payment program
  • People in long term care or going to enter long term care (Convalescent hospital, skilled nursing, nursing home)
  • SSI Medi-Cal Advocacy Services
  • People who might be disabled and do not otherwise qualify can apply for Medi-Cal with this office
  • People applying for IHSS services (In-Home Supportive Services) need to apply for Medi-Cal with this office

Persons may be eligible for ABD if they:

  • Meet Medi-Cal income and residency requirements
  • Are age 65 or older
  • Disabled or blind