Kentucky Medical Program (KMP)

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Medicaid/Medicare


December 19, 2018

Overview

The Kentucky Medical Program is intended to provide medical and health-related assistance to low-income individuals and families who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. Generally, the program serves: persons aged 65 or older; blind or permanently disabled persons; members of families with dependent children; children in foster care homes; pregnant women; and individuals under age 21 in psychiatric hospitals.

Administration

Kentucky Medical Program (KMP) 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 Kentucky, a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. If very low income, you must also be pregnant, have a child(ren) with a disability, or be responsible for children under the age of 19 years.

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 $15,800
2 $21,307
3 $26,813
4 $32,319
5 $37,825
6 $43,331
7 $48,851
8 $54,384

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,533 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

To apply to the Kentucky Medical Program, visit:
https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dms/dpo/epb/Pages/enroll.aspx

Contact:

502-564-5472

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