I would like to know what I need to know about getting Medicaid. And also what kind of paper work I would need.
Q) I would like to know what I need to know about getting Medicaid. And also what kind of paper work I would need. As per say my husband pay stubs and that he does have health insurance but can’t afford it for me.
A) The paperwork needed to qualify for medicaid will depend on your state qualifying requirements as each state governs their Medicaid program differently. You may qualify for Medicaid based on income and family size. 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.
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:
For more information visit https://www.hhs.gov/answers/medicare-and-medicaid/who-is-eligible-for-medicaid/index.html
Am I eligible for Medicaid?
Depending on your income and the size of your family, you may be eligible for free or low-cost Medicaid care. In all states, Medicaid provides health insurance to some low-income earners, families, children, pregnant women, the elderly and the disabled. In some states, this program targets all low-income adults who fall below certain income standards. If you’ve been told you didn’t qualify for Medicaid in the past, you can still qualify under the new rules.