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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When hospitals dump patients who have nowhere to go

The practice of hospitals dumping patience is occurring with increasing frequency as the homelessness crisis deepens.

New Dental Coverage for Adults in Medi-Cal

Learn what benefits are restored and how to access dental care.

California health insurance premiums expected to rise under Republican tax plan

Republicans’ $1.5 trillion tax bill scraps the so-called individual mandate in Obamacare that requires most

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California fines Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for ignoring customer complaints

California's Department of Managed Health Care fined Anthem Blue Cross $5 million Wednesday for "systemic"

This process is so confusing. I don’t know what people do who don’t have you to help them.

Consumer who did not know how to enroll in Medicare after losing employer coverage

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