“We Help You Sign Up For Medi-Cal”

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Korean Health Education Information & Research Center (KHEIR) is hosting “Medi-Cal Signup Event” on Feb. 25 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at its office (3727 W. 6th St. #230) on Sixth and Harvard.

“We’re hosting this event to help Korean immigrants who may find it difficult to visit the county department to sign up for Medi-Cal themselves on weekdays,” KHEIR said.

Sponsored by the California Department of Health Services, Medi-Cal is available to the following applicants: (1) American citizens or permanent residents between ages 19 and 64 with annual household income of 138 percent below the poverty line ($16,394 per person, $22,107 per two, $27,820 per three and $33,354 per four), (2) American citizens or permanent residents under the age 18 whose household income is 266 percent below the poverty line ($31,600 per person, $42,613 per two, $53,625 per three and $64,638 per four) and (3) recipients of deferred action who are 19 or younger.

Medi-Cal provides medical examinations, including dental and eye care, without having to pay for insurance.

Those who wish to sign up are encouraged to attend the event with necessary documents and social security cards.

Inquiries: (213) 235-1215

By Soo Yeon Oh