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What help is available through Medicaid?

provides free or low-cost medical benefits to eligible:

  • Adults with a low income

  • Children

  • Pregnant women

  • People who are age 65 or over

  • People with disabilities

Am I eligible for Medicaid?

Check with your state’s Medicaid office to see if you or your family members are . In general, it depends on at least one or a combination of:

  • Age

  • Income level

  • Đang chơi bàiNumber of people in your family

  • If you are pregnant or have a disability

How do I apply for Medicaid?

There are two ways to apply for Medicaid:

  • Đang chơi bài. You must be a resident of the state where you are applying for benefits.

  • .

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Đang chơi bàiIf your income is too high for Medicaid, your child may still qualify for the . It covers medical and for uninsured children and teens up to age 19.

Is my child eligible for CHIP?

. In most cases, they depend on income.

How do I apply for CHIP benefits?

You have two ways to apply for CHIP:

  • , or call the Health Insurance Marketplace at 1-800-318-2596.

  • Đang chơi bàiFill out an application through the .

What else do I need to know about CHIP?

  • Đang chơi bàiYou can apply for and enroll in Medicaid or CHIP anytime during the year.

  • .

  • Like Medicare and CHIP, the offers affordable, continued coverage. It's available to people with incomes that shift above and below Medicaid or CHIP levels.

  • Get information on other common types of health insuranceĐang chơi bài, such as Medicare, and find help paying for medical bills.

File a Complaint About Medicaid or CHIP

Đang chơi bàiIf you have a problem with Medicaid or CHIP services, you can file a complaint. These programs are managed by each state rather than the federal government. Contact your to report your issue. 

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Last Updated: August 31, 2020