Helping Californians get the health care they need

Legal Aid was very helpful and understanding and comforting, which was a relief because the health plan could care less. It was nice to talk to someone who was willing to listen and help.

Consumer denied coverage of $35,000 in bills for the birth of her child because of technical issues concerning payment of insurance

The Health Consumer Alliance (HCA) offers free assistance over-the-phone or in-person to help people who are struggling to get or maintain health coverage and resolve problems with their health plans.

It is important to get the healthcare and benefits that your family needs. If you are concerned about Medi-Cal because of immigration status or for any other reason, please call the Health Consumer Alliance at 888-804-3536 for a free, confidential consultation and information.
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[The advocate] was a lifesaver who went above and beyond late into the evening and on weekends for a very absurd battle … over the course of several months.

Consumer who was assisted in obtaining coverage with Covered California

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