Can I get Kaiser if I have medical?

By: Felix BristowUpdated: February 03, 2021


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Individuals who qualify for Medi-Cal will have no or low monthly premiums, no copays, and no out-of-pocket costs for most covered services. At Kaiser Permanente, you have a wide network of doctors and specialists to choose from. All of our available doctors accept Kaiser Permanente members with Medi-Cal coverage.

Besides, who qualifies for Medi Cal Kaiser?

Children under age 19 in your household may qualify for Medi-Cal, and they may be able to receive Medi-Cal health care from Kaiser Permanente. Find out if Kaiser Permanente Medi-Cal is available in your area by clicking on your county below.

Subsequently, question is, what hospitals are affiliated with Kaiser Permanente?

Here are some of your choices:
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC)
  • Holy Cross Hospital.
  • Reston Hospital Center.
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital.
  • Saint Agnes Hospital.
  • Stafford Hospital.
  • Virginia Hospital Center.
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Can you see a Kaiser doctor without Kaiser insurance?

Of course, they will bill your insurance company, and if they do not pay or if you do not have insurance, you will be billed personally. You cannot make an appointment to see a doctor in the office if you are not a member without resorting to fraud (like using your friend or relative's name and Kaiser number).

How do you qualify for Medi Cal in California?

You can also get Medi-Cal if you are:
  • 65 or older.
  • Blind.
  • Disabled.
  • Under 21.
  • Pregnant.
  • In a skilled nursing or intermediate care home.
  • On refugee status for a limited time, depending how long you have been in the United States.
  • A parent or caretaker relative of an age eligible child.


Can I get Kaiser through Covered California?

Covered California Kaiser plans are offered in all of California's 19 pricing regions. Kaiser is an “in House” network which means medical services are provided by a Kaiser medical group, a Kaiser laboratory, a Kaiser pharmacy and a Kaiser hospital.

Do you have to pay Medi cal back?

The Medi-Cal program must seek repayment from the estates of certain deceased Medi-Cal members. Repayment only applies to benefits received by these members on or after their 55th birthday and who own assets at the time of death. If a deceased member owns nothing when they die, nothing will be owed.

Is Medi cal good?

The health plans offered by Covered California and Medi-Cal include the same full set of benefits, but Medi-Cal is usually at lower or no cost. You can preview plans and benefits here. In a recent survey of Medi-Cal members, 90% of the members who answered rated Medi-Cal as a good or very good program.

Does Kaiser accept chip?

If you have no other source of coverage, check out Kaiser Permanente's own Charitable Health Coverage programs. They are only available to low-income uninsured persons who are ineligible for employer-subsidized coverage and who do not qualify for public programs such as Medicaid, Medi-Cal, or CHIP (Healthy Families).

How much is Kaiser a month?

In 2018, Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found the average premium for single coverage was $575 per month, or $6,896 per year. The average premium for family coverage was $1,635 per month or $19,616 per year.

How do I choose Medi cal plan?

If you are in a Medi-Cal health plan and want to choose another health plan for any reason, you may leave the health plan and join a different health plan. You can call Health Care Options (HCO), toll free, at 1-800-430-4263 (TTY 1-800-430-7077), 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

How does Kaiser make money?

Kaiser Permanente attributed most of the new funds to a strong investment market, saying two-thirds of its net income came from investment performance. It's also in part due to an accounting change: the company began reporting changes in estimated value of its equity securities as income.

Can I go to any emergency room if I have Kaiser?

Emergencies can happen anywhere
As a Kaiser Permanente member, you're covered for emergency and urgent care anywhere in the world.

What type of hospital is Kaiser?

Oakland, Calif. -based Kaiser Permanente is the nation's largest vertically integrated healthcare delivery system. Comprised of Kaiser Foundation hospitals and their subsidiaries, the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and the Permanente Medical Groups, the organization as a whole serves 9.1 million members.

Does Kaiser Permanente own hospitals?

Comprised of Kaiser Foundation hospitals and their subsidiaries, the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and the Permanente Medical Groups, the organization as a whole serves 9.1 million members. Kaiser Permanente includes 38 hospitals, 618 medical offices, 16,942 physicians, 48,701 nurses and 174,259 employees.

Is Kaiser Permanente in Texas?

Hoffman's answer--Kaiser Permanente has NO presence in Texas at present! (KP was once in parts of Texas over 25 years ago). A reason why they may left then, and have stayed out ever since, is the fact that the Lone State State's health care delivery and emergency room COSTS still remain among the nation's HIGHEST!

What hospital does Kaiser use in Georgia?

Kaiser Permanente physicians currently provide inpatient care for their patients primarily at two Atlanta hospitals, Piedmont Hospital and Northside Hospital.

Is Kaiser Permanente good in Georgia?

Kaiser Permanente GA in Georgia
You'll also have access to member programs designed to help you be healthy, stay fit, and feel your best. Since the Health Plan is integrated into health care delivery through our hospitals and medical offices, our doctors are empowered to work with you to help you achieve good health.

Does Kaiser have a hospital in Seattle?

Capitol Hill Campus | Kaiser Permanente Washington.

Is Kaiser Permanente for profit?

Our company. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health plans, serving 12.4 million members.