MyCareMyChoice.org is a unique education and support tool for Californians who have both MedicareThe federal health program that provides health care benefits for people age 65 years or older, people age 65 years or younger with certain disabilities, and people with certain diseases.
Full Definition > and Medi-CalCalifornia’s Medicaid program. Medi-Cal offers health coverage for low-income Californians.
Full Definition >. Navigating the two programs can be confusing for these consumers and their families. MyCareMyChoice.org is designed to help them better understand the care options available in California so they can get the most from their health care coverage.
By answering questions about health care needs and preferences, the MyCareMyChoice.org Find My Care tool can suggest local care choices that might fit a person’s needs. Unlike other websites, MyCareMyChoice.org isn’t run by a health plan or broker and it isn’t trying to sell any products. Our goal is to give Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal the information they need to make the best choice for their health care.
MyCareMyChoice.org is also useful for health care professionals and caregiversA person who provides support for someone who has daily living needs, for example an older adult and/or a person living with a disability.
Full Definition >. The For Advisors page is designed to support the organizations, advocatesSomeone who supports you in getting the items and services you need, and who also protects your rights.
Full Definition >, family members, caregivers and service providersA person or organization that provides health care-related services, like a doctor, hospital, or clinic.
Full Definition > who help people with Medicare and Medi-Cal make health care decisions. These types of advisors can use the information to help people learn more about the care choices available in their community or walk them through the survey to get more personalized results that might help them accessYour ability to get the health care services you want and need.
Full Definition > better coordinated care.
MyCareMyChoice.org does not collect or share your data or responses.
The SCAN Foundation is a Section 501(c)(3) public charity devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence. We envision a future where high-quality, affordable health care and supports for daily living are delivered on each person’s own terms, according to that individual’s needs, values, and preferences.
Gretchen Addi is a design consultant working with foundations and corporate clients on aging-related products, services, and experiences. She is passionate about the power of empathy and design and brings a strong strategic point of view to all her work, both from a brand and service perspective.
Harbage Consulting is a health care policy and communications firm dedicated to increasing access, quality, and value in the delivery system, with a focus on underserved, low-income, and high-needs populations and the programs that serve them.
Project6 is an award-winning San Francisco Bay Area graphic design firm working with education, foundation, high-tech, and retail clients. Services include brand identity, marketing collateral, UI/UX design, website design, and website development. Clients include: CrossFit, eBay, Gap, Old Navy, and The Siebel Foundation, UCSF, Stanford University, and others.
National Association of ACOs, or NAACOS, is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization that allows Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to work together to increase quality of care, lower costs and improve the health of their communities. Determined to create an environment for advocacy and shared learning, more than 300 ACOs with more than 5 million lives from all 50 states and the District of Columbia formed NAACOS.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the advocates and consumers that supported the creation of MyCareMyChoice.org with valuable feedback along the way.