No. If it is determined that you may be eligible for Medi-Cal or other benefits, you must apply for Medi-Cal or those other benefits as instructed.
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Yes you may.
Yes. If you win the litigation, the associated medical bills are paid from the settlement. If you lose the litigation and if the medical providers obtained MCSP prior authorization, then MCSP may pay the medical bills, assuming all billing criteria are met.
Eligibility will be granted for a period of 60 days unless MCSP has reason to believe that the applicant will become ineligible in less than 60 days.
Most services are provided at the Placer County Medical Clinic. Placer MCSP will not reimburse for any out of county services provided to a Placer MCSP recipient unless authorized by Placer MCSP prior to receiving treatment.
Approval for all non-emergency treatment provided by outside providers (all services not provided by Placer County Medical Clinic) is subject to prior authorization. Placer County MCSP coverage does not cover visits to the Emergency Room for non-emergency reasons.
If the amount of your income and assets falls within the guidelines, you may be eligible for MCSP. Based on your income, you may have to pay a share of cost to one or more medical providers.