Alabama Medicaid

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Medicaid/Medicare


December 19, 2018

Overview

Medicaid is a health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people paid with Federal, state, and county dollars. It is the largest program providing medical and health-related services to Alabama's poorest people--including children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled, and people who are eligible to receive Federally assisted income maintenance payments.

Administration

Alabama Medicaid is administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Alabama, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, be responsible for children under 19 years of age, or be 65 years of age or older.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $16,040
2 $21,599
3 $27,159
4 $32,718
5 $38,277
6 $43,837
7 $49,396
8 $54,956

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,559 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

To apply, please visit the Apply for Medicaid page. 

Contact:

1-800-362-1504

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