Helping Californians get the health care they need


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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AHCA’s Medicaid Cuts Would Harm the Elderly & Disabled

The AHCA would cut Medicaid funding to those groups that Medicaid was designed to cover and protect since its beginning.

California trying to protect co-pay help

CSRs are vital to help with co-pays, reduce deductibles, and lower co-insurance for qualified members of Covered California’s health plans.

Covered California Tells Insurers To Plan For The Worst

Because the federal government will not commit to paying for the cost sharing subsidies, California tries to do what it can to stabilize its marketplace.

California To Pay About $1.3 Billion For Medicaid Expansion In First Year of State Contributions

California will contribute about $1.3 billion to its Medi-Cal expansion this year, a new expenditure

CA tried High Risk Pools…and it was bad

The GOP proposes an AHCA plan that has already failed in California.

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

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