California Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to California.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Department of Fair Employment & Housing
800.884.1684
contact.center@dfeh.ca.gov
www.dfeh.ca.gov

Certification Form for California Family Rights Act

State Paid Family Leave
Employment Development Department
www.edd.ca.gov/Disability/Paid_Family_Leave.htm 
877.238.4373

Unemployment Agency
Employment Development Department
866.333.4606
www.edd.ca.gov

Vocational Rehabilitation
California Department of Rehabilitation
916.324.1313 or 800.952.5544
www.rehab.cahwnet.gov

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Health Insurance

Triage Cancer Guide to Health Insurance Marketplaces in California

California Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a. Exchange)
Covered California
800.300.1506
www.CoveredCA.com

Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program & External Appeals
California Department of Managed Health Care Help Center
888.466.2219
helpline@dmhc.va.gov
www.healthhelp.ca.gov

California Department of Insurance
800.927.4357
www.insurance.ca.gov

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-California
California Department of Human Resources
916.324.0455
www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/Pages/cobra.aspx

HIPAA Plans
California Department of Managed Healthcare
800.927.4357
www.dmhc.ca.gov/HealthCareinCalifornia

High Risk Insurance
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP)
www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/MajorRiskMedicalInsuranceProgram.aspx

State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Insurance Program
977.543.7669
www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/childrens-health-insurance-program

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/ca/index.html

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Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid
Medi-Cal
800.541.5555
www.medi-cal.ca.gov/

California Healthcare Coverage Facts
https://ccf.georgetown.edu/location/california

Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)
www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/pages/tplrd_cau_cont.aspx

In-home Support Services Program (IHSS)
www.cdss.ca.gov/agedblinddisabled/pg1296.htm

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Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
800.510.2020
https://www.aging.ca.gov/HICAP

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