Medicaid is for low-income beneficiaries. Eligibility is based in part on your income and resources. This amount is different depending on the Medicaid program that fits your age and health care needs. Your local DSS casework will help determine your income and recourses.
Basic Eligibility Requirements
Medicaid may be available to people who are:
- Age 65 or older
- Blind or disabled
- Infants and children under the age of 21
- Low-income individuals and families
- In need of long-term care
- Receiving Medicare
Eligibility depends on your age, health needs, income, and resources.