Community Information Database
|General Agency Information|
|Alternate Name(s):||Health Services Agency MediCruz Program|
Santa Cruz County HSA Health Benefits
|Address:||1080 Emeline Avenue Room 101|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Description:||MediCruz is a County of Santa Cruz managed health care program of last resort for the uninsured residents of Santa Cruz County. If you have private health insurance or are eligible for any other public health benefit program such as Medi-Cal (including PRUCOL) or Medicare you will be required to apply for them instead of MediCruz.
The MediCruz Advantage (MCA) program is a voluntary two-year participation demonstration project, expiring December 31, 2013. There is currently a waitlist to enroll into MediCruz Advantage. Please come in and apply for other benefits and to be placed on the wait list if eligible for MediCruz Advantage.
Must be a current permanent resident of Santa Cruz County and provide proof of residency.
Must be between the ages of 19-64 years old.
Must have a current medical need that is covered by the program. These are subject to medical review. Call or see website for conditions not covered by Medi-Cruz
Income cannot exceed 100% of the Federal Poverty Level guideline. An applicant with a monthly income over 100% Federal Poverty Limit ($931 for one person) is ineligible for MediCruz.
If you have private health insurance, Medicare or Medi-Cal you are not eligible for MediCruz.
If you have a work-related injury you must file for worker’s compensation.
If you have an injury from an auto accident you must file a claim against your auto insurance and the other car owner’s insurance if appropriate.
Income tax returns, pay stubs, and bank account statements are required. Eligibility workers will require verification of various information during the eligibility interview.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Parent Agency:||Health Services Agency of Santa Cruz County|
|Adult State/Local Health Insurance Programs|
Medical Expense Assistance
|This record last modified November 29, 2015|