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.
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)|
Children and Pregnant Women have a higher income limit. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.