Health Insurance & Social Security

The services below are sponsored by state and federal government and may assist you in financial planning and determining healthcare options.

CA Department of Insurance
Consumer Hotline

Assists with insurance complaints, claims, information and referrals
(800) 927-4357

California Health Advocates
Provides counseling related to benefit enrollment & general questions
(855) 613-7080 – CA Senior Medicare
Patrol Fraud Helpline
cahealthadvocates.org

Covered California
Determine eligibility and apply for Medi-Cal (aka Medicaid) online
coveredca.com

Health Care Options
Select or make changes to Medi-Cal managed care health plans
(800) 430-4263

Health Insurance Counseling
& Advocacy Program (HICAP)
AKA Center for Health Care Rights
520 S. Lafayette Park Place, Ste 214
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 383-4519 • (800) 824-0780
healthcarerights.org
cahealthadvocates.org

Los Angeles Department
of Public Social Services

Request a printed Medi-Cal application and ask about eligibility
(877) 597-4777
yourbenefits.laclrs.org/ybn/Index.html (online application)

Medi-Cal Managed Care Ombudsman
Provides assistance resolving problems with Medi-Cal managed care plans
(888) 452-8609

Medicare
Provides health benefits determined by age or disability
(800) MEDICARE (633-4227)
medicare.gov

National Council on Aging
Benefits Check-Up

Find programs to help pay for health care, medications, food and utilities.
benefitscheckup.org/

Social Security Administration
Provides assistance with obtaining social security benefits, information and Medicare issues.
(800) 772-1213
ssa.gov

Websites

Administration on Aging
acl.gov/about-acl/administration-aging

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
cms.gov

Medi-Cal Forms
(CA Dept of Health Care Services)
dhcs.ca.gov

US Dept of Health & Human Services
hhs.gov

We make every effort to include as many relevant resources as possible; however, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles does not endorse the agencies listed in this directory nor was any payment received for their inclusion.