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Covered California is the state’s health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. It helps people find and buy affordable health insurance. Those who qualify may be eligible to buy their health insurance at federally subsidized rates.

You can access St. Joseph Health, St. Mary hospital and doctors by choosing the following plan:

  • Blue Shield of California PPO (Southern California)

And once you pick your plan, you can be sure you’ll have access to our hospital and services by selecting a doctor from:

  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
  • Premiere Health

Click here to locate physicians who are part of the medical groups listed above.

Many of our affiliated physicians also participate in Covered California. Please call the physician’s office to verify.

Make sure you select a health insurance plan with access to St Joseph Health, St. Mary, the health care providers who provide more. To speak to a certified agent ready to help you find the individual plan that’s right for you and your family, call us at (866) 252-9976.

Looking for more information on Covered CA?

Read our Covered California FAQs for answers to common questions or visit

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