Did you know blood pressure checks are a Medi-Cal benefit?
San Francisco Health Plan encourages you to get your blood pressure checked regularly to help you and your doctor know if you are at risk for a heart attack or stroke.
You can find out if you have hypertension by having your blood pressure checked regularly. Once you have it, it can often last a lifetime.
If your reading is between 120/80 and 139/89 mmHg, you could have pre-hypertension. This means that you don’t have high blood pressure now, but may develop it in the future.
Some people have higher blood pressure in a provider’s office than they do the rest of the time. You can find out if this is true for you by having your blood pressure read in a pharmacy, or by using a home blood pressure cuff. You should write down the results and share them with your provider.
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The Human Services Agency determines who qualifies for the Medi‑Cal Program.
*Based on Department of Health Care Services Enrollment Reports.