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Health PAC - Alameda County HIV Program

The Health Program of Alameda County (HealthPAC) is a new program for low-income, uninsured people in Alameda County. It started July 1, 2011, and is run by the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA). The Low Income Health Program (LIHP) is part of HealthPAC and provides federal support for low-income people living in Alameda County who meet certain federal requirements and income guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the HealthPAC LIHP program for HIV?

HealthPAC under the new process for the Low Income Health Program (LIHP) will provide federal support for low-income people living in Alameda County who meet certain federal requirements and income guidelines. The Health Program of Alameda County HIV Program provides prescription coverage for certain HIV and HIV related prescription medications to HealthPAC MCE and HealthPAC HCCI participants. Participants who are enrolled in the program must go to an approved pharmacy designated by their HealthPAC medical home.

Participants will receive a HealthPAC MCE or HealthPAC HCCI card.

HealthPAC has three categories of members based on income, ability to meet Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) requirements, and other coverage. Health Care Reform will change HealthPAC in January 2014.

  • HealthPAC MCE
    Medi-Cal Coverage Expansion (MCE) members will be eligible for Medi-Cal in January 2014. This is an LIHP category
  • HealthPAC HCCI
    Health Care Coverage Initiative (HCCI) members will be eligible for the Health Exchange in January 2014.This is an LIHP category
  • HealthPAC County
    "County" members stay in the County program. This is not an LIHP category.

Am I Eligibile for Alameda County HealthPAC?

Participants may be eligible for HealthPAC MCE or HealthPAC HCCI if:

  • You are an Alameda County resident AND
  • You are a U.S. citizen or have been a legal permanent resident for at least five years AND
  • You are age 19 to 64 AND
  • Your income is 0-200% (up to $1,862 per month for a single person) of the Federal Poverty Level AND
  • You are not eligible for, or enrolled in Medi-Cal AND
  • You aren't pregnant

To learn more about HealthPAC, click here!

What Drugs Are Covered?

Please click the links below to download a PDF with a complete list of medications.

Where Can I Fill Prescriptions?

Participants who are enrolled in the program must go to an approved pharmacy designated by their HealthPAC medical home.

Where Can I Find a Free or Low-cost Doctor/Clinic?

Where Can I Get More Information About the Program?

For more information and questions on program enrollment, please contact:

Fanny Funes, PhT
Phone: (510) 383-1790 FAX
Fax: (510) 567-6850
Email: HealthPACquestions@acgov.org
This is not a secure e-mail. Do not put personal health information in the e-mail.
To learn more about HealthPAC, click here!