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Affordable Care Act - Enacted in March 2010, the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as "Obamacare," provides the framework, policies, regulations and guidelines for implementation of comprehensive health care reform by the states. The Affordable Care Act will expand access to high-quality affordable insurance and health care.

A.S.I. is committed to educating Cal State LA students, staff, and faculty of their health insurance options.

Covered California is committed to ensuring that Californians are aware of their health coverage options. Through Covered California, you will be able to get financial assistance, compare a range of health plans and choose the right one for you. We will provide information in many languages and in culturally relevant ways. Learn more at

Under the new Affordable Care Act, many of our students, families and staff members will be eligible for either no-cost, public insurance under the newly expanded Medi-Cal program, OR heavily discounted (subsidized) private insurance purchased through a new government entity know as Covered California. Click on the banner below for more information.

Many major illnesses and injuries, as well as conditions requiring hospitalization, are beyond the scope of Student Health Services. Contact the Student Health Services for a complete list of the services available to you. Off campus services received by a student is their financial responsibility. Students who have the campus plan may also access a nurse advice line by calling 1-800-643-5130. The student will be asked to provide their Cal State LA Student ID# for verification of active coverage.