Welcome to Medicaid
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Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford
medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills. Read more about Medicaid
Medicaid State Programs
Medicaid is a state administered program and each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services. Read more about your state Medicaid program. Click here or select your state from the list below:
Medicaid eligibility is limited to individuals who fall into specified categories. The federal statute identifies over 25 different eligibility categories for which federal funds are available. These categories can be classified in to five broad coverage groups:
Read more about Medicaid eligibility.
Select your state from the list of states below to find specific information regarding eligibility in your state.
What Medicaid Covers:
Medicaid is a state administered program. Each state sets its own
guidelines subject to federal rules and guidelines. Certain services must be covered by the states in order to receive federal funds. Other services are optional and are elected by states.
Click here for general information about Medicaid Services.
To find specific information regarding services in your state, select your state from the list of states below.
State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP)
The State Children's Health Insurance Plan (SCHIP) offers health insurance plans for children, up to age 19, who are not already insured. Families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid may be able to qualify for SCHIP. Read more about SCHIP
Additional Medicaid Resources & Topics
Last Modified on Thursday, September 16, 2004