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Child Health Disability Program Gateway (CHDP Gateway)

CHDP Gateway is a state program for low-income children up to age 19 without Medi-Cal. Family’s income must be at or below $2,010* per month. Medi-Cal provides coverage for up to two months.

For more information, click here or call (800) 933-CHDP (2437).

 

Who can get it?

  • Children up to age 19 years of age who are not receiving Medi-Cal benefits
  • Children already enrolled in Restricted Medi-Cal, or Medi-Cal with a Share-Of-Cost whose family income at or below $2,010*per month are NOT eligible for temporary coverage via the CHDP Gateway program

How much does it cost?

  •  No cost

What is required?

  •  California residence

What is covered?

  • Most health care services; doctor visits, hospital care, tests, medicines, emergency room visits, surgeries etc.
  • Medi-Cal eligible applicants will receive temporary full-scope, fee-for-service benefits for up to 2 months

Where do I go for care?

  • LA County facilities providing CHDP services
  • Private medical groups and community clinics providing CHDP services

Where do I apply?

  • County clinics providing CHDP services
  • Private medical groups and community clinics providing CHDP services

*Monthly income level above is based on the April 1, 2017 Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) for a family of one.