Personal Injury Law
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My opinion is that you do have to report it.
In general, an insurance settlement for injuries is not taxable and therefore not counted as income for purposes of Medi Cal, see
However, Medi Cal has the right to recoup medical expenses it paid out of such settlements regardless of whether the settlement is considered taxable or not.
To be on the safe side, you have to report it. If you had an attorney, the attorney was required to report it if Medi Cal covered any of the medical expenses caused by the accident, see
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