Welcome to Medicaid
Eligibility on this Beautiful
The first step for many is finding out if we are
eligible for Medicaid
Am I Eligible for
The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to
groups of low-income people, some who may have no medical insurance or inadequate medical
Although the Federal government establishes general guidelines for the
program, the Medicaid eligibility program requirements are actually established by each State.
Whether or not a person is eligible for Medicaid may depend on the State where he or she lives.
Do I Qualify for Medicaid?
Many groups of people are covered by Medicaid. Even within these groups,
though, certain medicaid eligibility requirements must be met. These may include your
age, whether you are pregnant, disabled, blind, or aged; your income and resources (like bank accounts, real
property, or other items that can be sold for cash); and whether you are a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted
immigrant. The rules for counting your income and resources vary from state to state and from group to group. There
are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.