The People's Guide

35th Edition 2013-2014

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The People's Guide 2013-2014 48 Child Health Health Care for Children HEALTHY FAMILIES PROGRAM As of January 1, 2013, the Healthy Fami- lies Program is ending. Children who used to get Healthy Families are being enrolled into an expanded Medi-Cal program for children called the Targeted Low Income Program For Children. TARGETED LOW INCOME PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN 1. Am I Eligible? Children birth to 19 who are not eligible for the family based Medi-Cal program called 1931(b) will be enrolled in Medi- Cal's Targeted Low Income Program For Children. The value of things you own ("resources") don't count against you. To be eligible for Medi-Cal's Targeted Low Income Program For Children, the monthly income must be less than 250% of the Federal Poverty Level. Families with in- come above 150% of the Federal Poverty Level will have to pay a monthly premium of $13 per child with a maximum pay- ment of $39 per family. See page 44- Share of Cost for children for income limits. Families with income above 150% of the Federal Poverty Level will pay a monthly premium of $13 per child; but no more than $39 for three or more children. For information on immigration status and how to apply please see page 41 in the Medi-Cal section. OTHER PROGRAMS 1. Healthy Kids and Kaiser Permanente Healthy Kids is provided through the LA Care Health Plan for children from birth through age 5 who do not qualify for full scope (regular) no-cost Medi-Cal. Healthy Kids is only enrolling children ages 0-5 ½. Family income must be below the limits in the chart below. There are low-cost monthly premiums of $4 or $6 and small payments at visits. You only pay for two children monthly no matter how many are enrolled. Call (888) 452-5437 for more information. Healthy Kids Eligibility Family Size Monthly Income limit 1 $3,830 2 $5,170 3 $6,510 4 $7,850 5 $9,190 6 $10,530 Children Age 6-18 who were formerly enrolled in Healthy Kids can enroll into a county program called HWLA Kids. This program is offered at County Hospitals and clinics and Community Partner clinics (for a list see page 50) For more information call (855) 622-6171. Kaiser Permanente Child Health Plan Children under age 19 with no medical coverage who are not eligible for health care coverage that is paid for, in any part, by an employer and who are not eligible for full-scope (regular) no-cost Medi-Cal may be eligible for Kaiser Permanente Child Health Plan. There are no immigration requirements. The monthly cost is $8 or $15 and there are some copayment costs for visits. Dental, mental health and vision WHERE TO APPLY You can apply at county offices on page 66 and/or at any of the following First 5-funded agencies. Lancaster, Northern LA, Palmdale: Tarzana Treatment Center 661-726-2630 Burbank, Glendale, San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Northridge: Asian Pacific Health Care Venture 323-644-3880 (Also East LA/Metro LA) Tarzana Treatment Center 818-342-5897 Child and Family Guidance Center 818-882-3147 Northeast Valley Health Corp. 800-696 -3842 Valley Community Clinic 818-763-8836 El Monte, Monrovia, San Gabriel Valley, Pomona: Citrus Valley Health Partners 626-851-2748 East LA, Metro LA: California Hospital Medical Center 213-742-5537 Chinatown Service Center 213-808-1700 KHEIR 213-637-1080 West Side: Venice Family Clinic 310-664-7509 South LA: California Hospital Medical Center 213-742-5537 Community Health Councils (Also East LA/Metro LA) 323-295-5500 Southeast LA County: AltaMed Health Services Corporation 877-462-2582 South Asian Network 562-403-0488 Human Services Association 562-806-5400 St. Francis Medical Center 800-603-9355 Carson, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lomita: Crystal Stairs 323-299-9295 Long Beach: Dept. of Health 562-570-7979 Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre: Pasadena Public Health Department 626-744-6086 Health Consumer Center of Los Angeles 800-896-3202 LAUSD – CHAMP Helpline 866-742-2273 Countywide Assistance: Health Consumer Center 800-896-3202 MCH Access (Training and Troubleshooting, enrollment for East LA, South LA) 213-749-4261 Go Online to Find Help Near You:

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