Florida Medicaid

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Medicaid/Medicare


December 19, 2018

Overview

Florida Medicaid is the state and Federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people in Florida with low incomes. Its purpose is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children.

Administration

Florida 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 Florida, 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, a parent or relative caretaker of a dependent child(ren) under age 19, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, 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

None

Contact:

The Florida Medicaid website

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