Low Income Health Program (LIHP)

Sacramento County operates the Low Income Health Program (LIHP) in partnership with Molina Healthcare of California.

What is LIHP?

LIHP is a health care coverage program for uninsured childless adults with very low income levels.

What are the eligibility criteria?

You may qualify for LIHP if you meet the following criteria:

  • 19 - 64 years of age
  • Sacramento County resident (need proof of residency)
  • U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident with date of entry 5 years or more before your application date.
  • Meet income guidelines between 0% - 67% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Not eligible for public insurance programs such as Medi-Cal

How do I apply? 

For information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit Department of Human Assistance (DHA) LIHP Page. Applications are evaluated for Medi-Cal, LIHP, and CMISP.  There is no asset or property test for the LIHP.

Molina Healthcare LIHP Webpage

Molina Health Care - Sacramento County Low Income Health Program (LIHP)

LIHP Transition to Medi-Cal

Welcome Packet - English
Welcome Packet - Spanish
What it means to you - English
What it means to you - Spanish
LIHP Transition - Continuity Plan

LIHP Resources and Information

LIHP Fact Sheet
LIHP Overview
Sacramento County LIHP Press Release
Sierra Sacramento Medical Society Article - "A Window of Opportunity"
■ California State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) - Low Income Health Program
■ Sacramento County LIHP Information Archive

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