What is the Medicaid program?
Medicaid is a federal assistance program that is managed differently in each state. This program offers medical insurance coverage to individuals and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. Those who qualify for this program can access a variety of healthcare services, ranging from doctor visits and diagnostic testing to emergency room visits and hospital stays. The Medicaid program may not cover all medical services, however. To learn more about what services are available through Medicaid, as well as other details about this assistance program, download our comprehensive guide.
Who is eligible to receive Medicaid benefits?
Many individuals and families may qualify to participate in this medical assistance program. Typically, these benefits are extended to low-income applicants whose households earn less than a certain dollar amount. Other eligibility requirements also exist in order for an applicant to qualify for these benefits, such as an applicant’s citizenship or legal resident status. To find out about the specific Medicaid eligibility requirements and determine whether you or your family qualifies for these benefits, download our free comprehensive guide.