California's Care Choices

California's Care Choices

California has six different care choices to help you make the most of your Medicare + Medi-Cal benefits. Use the information and links below to learn more about the choices that might work best for you.

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Get your Medicare and Medi-Cal in one health plan with extra benefits like a PACE day center and Care Team. Get extra help to live in your home and community. For people who need extra help, age 55 years or older.

Cal MediConnect

Get your Medicare and Medi-Cal in one health plan with extra benefits like a helper to make sure you get all the care you need. Get extra help to live in your home and community. For people age 21 years or older.

Fully-Integrated Special Needs Plans (FIDE SNP)

Get your Medicare and Medi-Cal in one health plan with extra benefits like a helper to make sure you get all the care you need. Get extra help to live in your home and community. For people who need extra help, age 65 years or older.

Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP)

Get your Medicare and some Medi-Cal through one health plan with extra benefits and extra help arranging your care.

Medicare Advantage (MA)

Get your Medicare from a health plan with extra benefits, keep your Medi-Cal separate, and get some help arranging your medical care.

Accountable Care Organizations

Keep your Medicare and Medi-Cal the way they are today, including your same providers, and you may get some help arranging your care.

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