Low Income Health Program (LIHP), Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego information provided by: County of San Diego Mental Health Services

The Low Income Health Program (LIHP) is a San Diego County funded program that began July 1st of 2011 that funds medical care for uninsured adult county residents. LIHP helps uninsured adult county residents get medical care and limited mental health services. LIHP covers the cost of immediate and on-going medical care. Conditions like pregnancy and organ transplants are never covered. Other services may have limited coverage.

LIHP uses a network of community health centers along with hospitals, community physicians, and mental health providers throughout San Diego County to provide health care services.

If in need of additional assistance please refer to or call 2-1-1 to reach 2-1-1 San Diego's Healthcare Navigation Specialist for additional information.

More information can also be found on the San Diego County website and in the LIHP handbook for either LIHP Enrollees and Providers at www.sdlihp.org

LIHP, CI, Coverage Initiative
8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday

County Funding; State Funding

Eligibility Requirements:

Documents Required:Other ID Required: Or California Identification Card

Other Requirements:Eligibility: Individuals may be eligible for LIHP if they meet the minimum eligibility criteria. Currently not receiving Medi-Cal benefitsAre 19 through 64 years of ageAre a San Diego County residentAre a US citizen or legal alien with 5 years residency (with some exceptions i.e. refugees)Meet LIHP financial requirements of 0-133% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)Household Size133% FPLas of 4/1/121$1,2382$1,677*There are no property limits for LIHP. Individuals NOT eligible for the Low Income Health Program may be eligible for County Medical Services (CMS) and can still apply for this service as well.

Gender Requirements:Either

LIHP, CI, Coverage Initiative

Record last updated: 4/16/2014
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  • 1700 Pacific Highway
    San Diego, CA 92101
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Phone Numbers

  • Main
    (800) 587-8118 for enrollee information line
  • Alternate
    (858) 658-8650 Provider Authorization

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