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Delaware Medicaid Benefits

Program Description

The Medicaid program furnishes medical assistance to eligible Delaware low-income families and to eligible aged, blind and/or disabled people whose income is insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services. Medicaid pays for: doctor visits, hospital care, labs, prescription drugs, transportation, routine shots for children, mental health and substance abuse services.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Delaware, 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. Some individuals must meet specific technical reasons such as age, pregnancy, or disability.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

You may apply by going to:

Parents or caregivers can call 1-800-372-2022 to request an application be mailed to them, or for any help filling out an application.

You may also download an application here:

Program Contact Information

Please visit the Delaware Medicaid web site for more information on the program:
Delaware residents can call the Department of Health and Social Services toll-free to ask about Medicaid: 1-800-372-2022
E-mail inquiries should be sent to: [email protected]