CSAC Bulletin Article

Adult Full Scope Medi-Cal Expansion to Age 26-49: Implementation Update

December 21, 2023

On December 11, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) provided certification of system readiness to the Department of Finance to implement the Age 26-49 Adult Expansion of Full Scope Medi-Cal benefits. The expansion will provide individuals who are 26-49 years of age with full scope Medi-Cal benefits regardless of immigration status, subject to meeting all other Medi-Cal eligibility criteria.

DHCS will complete the transition of Age 26-49 Adult Expansion individuals in restricted scope Medi-Cal to full scope Medi-Cal effective January 1, 2024. Notices of Action have been sent to impacted individuals to notify them of their transition to full scope Medi-Cal beginning on January 1, 2024.

More information about the Age 26-49 Adult Expansion is available at the DHCS Age 26-49 Adult Expansion Webpage.

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