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The G.R.E.E.N. Foundation

Race, Hate, and Social Justice

Racism and Hate has been on the rise in the United States. TGF is committed to helping reverse this trend and to creating a community (world) where Black and other minority populations can live safely and thrive. We continue to join our partners in advocacy, education, and leadership to move the needle in reducing hate.

Questions you need to know!

  • What is health literacy?
  • How to obtain medical coverage
  • What to look for in choosing a health plan
  • How to use your health insurance
  • How payments work
  • What is a premium? Deductible? Co-pay means? What are the differences of HMO, EPO, PPO, HSA?
  • What are your covered benefits?
  • Essential Health Benefits what are they?


Learn more:

Covered California is an independent part of the state government whose job is to make the new market work for California’s consumers. It is overseen by a five-member board appointed by the Governor and the Legislature. For more information on Covered California, please visit

How can I check the status of my application for a Covered California health insurance plan?

To check the status of your application, log in to your account at and click the “Summary” button to view your application summary page. On this page, you can view your eligibility and plan enrollment by family member. If you do not see a health insurance plan or program listed with a plan enrollment date, then you still need to pick your health insurance plan.

Need immediate assistance? In Orange County, call 714-756-0027; in Los Angeles County 562-293-3055 and in Northern California 510-277-3123

About the Department of Health Care Services

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) works to preserve and improve the physical and mental health of all Californians. DHCS provides health care services for more than 8.5 million Californians through Medi-Cal, including medical, dental, mental health, substance use treatment services and long-term services and supports. Care for of low-income families, children, pregnant women, seniors and persons with disabilities. For more information about DHCS, please visit