TrueCare Insurance Assistance

We’re here for you every step of the way

If you’ve been searching for health insurance assistance programs in San Diego and Riverside counties, you’ve come to the right place. TrueCare can help you find the right plan and assist you in filling out the application. We can also help you apply for or report changes in income to Medi-Cal, CalFresh or Covered California. This FREE TrueCare service is available to anyone – even if you’re not a patient.

If English isn’t your primary language, find out more about the languages we speak and our interpreter services.
Request Health Insurance Assistance Appointment or Information
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Uninsured? No Worries – We’re Here to Help!

At TrueCare, your health and wellbeing comes first

We accept all patients regardless of income or insurance status, and never turn anyone away because of their inability to pay. For patients with no insurance, we can:

  • Help you explore healthcare insurance programs in San Diego and Riverside County
  • Help you apply to programs and grants that subsidize or cover the cost of your care

If you’re looking for affordable insurance, visit Covered California’s website to compare different healthcare options and apply for financial assistance if needed or call our Program & Resource Specialists at (760) 736-6734.


Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost healthcare to qualifying children and adults in the state of California. TrueCare accepts all forms of Medi-Cal, and can help you determine if you are eligible for the program. We can also assist you in selecting a program that’s right for you and/or your family, make sure you’re properly enrolled, and explain how to use your benefits.

Applying for Medi-Cal requires the following documents:

  • Birth Certificate (or USA Passport, Naturalization Certificate or Permanent Resident Card)
  • Social Security Card
  • Income Verification – Income tax return, three most recent pay stubs or letter from employer (Letter must state how much the applicant/spouse earns and how often. Must also include employer name, address, date, and signature)
  • Proof of child support received (letter or statement)
  • Proof of California residency (water/ electric bill, CA ID or driver’s license)
You can apply for Medi-Cal in person, by mail, by phone, or online. Connect with a TrueCare Program & Resource Specialist at (760) 736-6734 for assistance with the application process.

As of May 1, 2022 – California expanded eligibility for full-scope Medi-Cal to individuals 50 years or older, regardless of immigration status. Those previously enrolled in restricted Medi-Cal have been rolled over automatically to full-scope Medi-Cal.

Learn more about these benefits and contact TrueCare at (760) 736-6734 for assistance with enrolling:

Health Insurance Enrollment FAQs

What enrollments can TrueCare help me with?

We can assist you in enrolling in affordable health insurance in California, including Medi-Cal and CoveredCA, as well as CalFresh, California’s food stamps program. We can help you troubleshoot an existing application or change primary care providers on your current affordable health insurance in California. We can also help you apply for San Diego Gas & Electric’s CARE program.

Schedule an appointment with one of our friendly Program & Resource Specialists – call (760) 736-6734.

When can I enroll in Medi-Cal, CoveredCA, or CalFresh?

Medi-Cal and CalFresh have enrollment year round, so you can apply at any time. CoveredCA open enrollment is usually November through January. For most qualifying life events, you have 60 days from the date of your event to enroll in a Covered California health insurance plan or change your existing plan.

How long does the application and approval process take?

In most cases, your application can be completed in one meeting with a TrueCare Programs & Resources Specialist. The approval process takes about 45 days.

Chat with one of our friendly Program & Resource Specialists – call (760) 736-6734.

Can TrueCare help me renew an application or report a change to these programs?
What benefits does Medi-Cal cover?

The majority of essential services will be covered by your affordable health insurance in California. These include outpatient and emergency services, hospitalizations, pregnancy and newborn care, mental health and substance use disorder services, prescription medications, physical and occupational therapy, laboratory services, wellness care, dental care, and pediatric care.

TrueCare heart icon

Health Insurance Assistance Programs Near Me

Explore all the TrueCare health and wellness services you can access with Medi-Cal and CoveredCA.
Channel Calhoun TrueCare Provider Head Shot
Extraordinary care with a heart.
Chanelle Calhoun, MD
Pediatric Care
“There are few things more rewarding than to help a family guide their children from youth to adulthood.”