CARE / Medical Programs

CARE / Medical Programs

Financial Assistance for Electric Service Customers
It’s our way of showing we care about you and the community.  Qualifying households can receive a discount of 20% on their monthly energy bills.  Customers who need electricity for life-sustaining devices or who have a condition or disease that requires special heating or air conditioning may qualify for additional baseline quantities.  Simply sign up for Merced I.D. CARE or MED Program to start saving.

Who is eligible?
To qualify for the program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a residential electric service customer.
  • The address shown on your application for this program must be your primary address.
  • You may not be claimed as dependent on another person’s income tax return.
  • For MED customers, eligibility must be verified by a licensed physician.

Verification of Eligibility
Each applicant must provide adequate proof that they meet the eligibility requirements.  Eligible customers must notify MID of any income status change.  Participants are subject to annual review and/or verification.  Any attempt to defraud MID will result in the customer’s removal from the program and a re-billing of the account at the regular rate.  MID reserves the right to take legal action as warranted.


English: Download the CARE Application

                Download the MED Application


Español: Descargar la Solicitud CARE español

                 Descargar la Solicitud MED español

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