Skip to main content


Doctor visits


Virtual care


Hospital stays

Low- or no-cost health insurance with Anthem

Anthem offers these benefits to kids, families, and adults through California’s Medi-Cal program.

Do you qualify?

You may qualify if:

  • You live in California
  • Your income is less than the amount below

Who needs health insurance?

How many people live in your house?

Pregnant women should also count their unborn child(ren).

You may qualify if your monthly income is less than:

Please make your selections above

Children under age 19 may qualify for CHPlus at higher income levels, but will pay the full monthly premium amount.

You may also qualify for Medi-Cal if you are:

  • Age 65 or older, blind, or disabled
  • Under age 21
  • In a skilled nursing or intermediate care home
  • On refugee status for a limited time
  • A parent or caretaker of a disadvantaged child under age 21
  • A former foster youth up to age 26
  • Diagnosed with breast and/or cervical cancer
  • Enrolled in one of the following programs: CalFresh, SSI/SSP, CalWorks (AFDC), Refugee Assistance, Foster Care or Adoption Assistance Program

What you get with Anthem

Anthem has helped millions of Californians with access to quality health care since 1994. We’ll do the same for you.

Our doctors

We also work with thousands of doctors to make getting medical care easy. Use our search tool to see if we work with yours.

How to join Anthem


Complete the online application


Choose Anthem as your health plan

Need help applying?

Find free and local help by phone or in person. Certified enrollers are available to help in many languages.

Already have Medi-Cal?

Switch to Anthem.

You can change your health plan at any time.

Call Health Care Options (HCO) at 800-430-4263 (TTY 800-430-7077), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.