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Refugee Health Programs

Provider Type

  • Physicians
  • Participating Physician Groups (PPG)
  • Hospitals
  • Ancillary

Counties Covered

  • Fresno
  • Kern  
  • Kings
  • Los Angeles
  • Madera
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego 
  • San Joaquin
  • Stanislaus
  • Tulare

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) administers the Refugee Medical Assistance program for California. Using county-level refugee health coordinators and programs, the DHCS Local Assistance Branch Refugee Health Section ensures that every refugee, on initial entry into California, is given a complete health assessment and screening and, if needed, follow-up treatment and care. Services available through the Refugee Medical Assistance program are excluded from Health Net's coverage responsibilities under the health plan.

Last Updated: 06/16/2022