Written by attorney Marivel Madamba Zialcita

Plan Today, Save Tomorrow: 6 Things You Can Do to Start Planning for Medi-Cal.

When thinking about your future, it is often the steps you take today that can have the biggest impact. If you want to make sure you are able to qualify for the Medi-Cal program (California’s Medicaid program) when the time comes, there are a lot of things you can do today. Planning for this type of

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