Enrollment Update

Our VCC Enrollment Team continues to work and assist clients/families in need with the following programs listed below, updated with some changes during Covid-19.

Medi-Cal
  1. Medi-Cal renewals will continue for March, April and May uninterrupted.
  2. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has stated that it will not consider testing, treatment, or preventive care related to COVID-19 in the public charge test, even if the health care services are covered by Medi-Cal.
Covered CA
  1. Anyone who meets Covered California’s eligibility requirements during Covid-19, which are similar to those in place during the annual open-enrollment period, can still sign up for coverage through June 30.
  2. We may also assist patients with income change or to report a job loss due to COVID-19.
Cal-Fresh
  1. Benefits amounts have been temporarily increased in California to the maximum amount based on household size!
  2. USDA approved California joining the online shopping program. Cal-Fresh recipients are able to use their EBT card with Amazon and Walmart for food purchases.
  3. Effective April 1, 2020 the vast majority of interviews have been waived in San Diego County, and reporting has been waived except for changes in income.
  4. Cal-Fresh renewals will continue for April and May uninterrupted.
CalWORKS
  1. CalWORKS renewals will continue for April and May uninterrupted.
  2. Walmart also accepts EBT for non-food item purchasing using CalWORKS cash benefits.

 

If you have any questions please call our Enrollment Line at 760-631-5000 ext. 7190.

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