Q) I have lots of medical problems and I haven’t been able to work since april 2015, what can I do to get assistance. ive applied for Medicaid but haven’t been accepted yet. I don’t know how all these people that’s never worked or that have kids and stuff cant get help but someone who trys to work and everything cant get any help. it isn’t right!!
A) According to HSS.Gov – You may qualify for free or low-cost care through Medicaid based on income and family size. Some states have expanded Medicaid to cover more people because of the Affordable Care Act.
In all states, Medicaid provides health coverage for some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. In some states the program covers all low-income adults below a certain income level. https://www.hhs.gov/answers/medicare-and-medicaid/who-is-eligible-for-medicaid/index.html
First, find out if your state is expanding Medicaid and learn what that means for you.
If your state is expanding Medicaid, use this chart to see what you may qualify for based on your income and family size.
Even if you were told you didn’t qualify for Medicaid in the past, you may qualify under the new rules. You can see if you qualify for Medicaid 2 ways:
Visit your state’s Medicaid website. Use the drop-down menu at the top of this page to pick your state. You can apply right now and find out if you qualify. If you qualify, coverage can begin immediately.
Fill out an application in the Health Insurance Marketplace. When you finish the application, we’ll tell you which programs you and your family qualify for. If it looks like anyone is eligible for Medicaid and/or CHIP, we’ll let the state agency know so you can enroll.