Washington Medicaid

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Medicaid/Medicare


December 19, 2018

Overview

Washington Medicaid is a joint Federal/state program established to pay for medical services for people with disabilities, people 65 years and older, children and their caretakers, pregnant women, and adults who meet the program's financial requirements. The purpose of the program is to provide reimbursement for and assure the availability of appropriate medical care to persons who meet the criteria for Medicaid.

Administration

Washington 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 Washington, 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 $16,146
2 $21,892
3 $27,637
4 $33,383
5 $39,129
6 $44,874
7 $50,620
8 $56,365

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,746 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Children and Pregnant Women have a higher income limit. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines. 

Application Details

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below. 

Contact:

1-800-562-3022

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