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Medicaid - Introduction

  • Eligibility
  • Introduction
  • FAQ
  • Health Choice
  • Health Choice - English Appl.
  • Health Choice - Spanish Appl.
  • Carolina Access


  • WHAT IS MEDICAID?
    Medicaid is a program that pays medical bills and prescriptions for eligible families who cannot afford the cost of health care. Federal, state and county taxes pay the program costs.


    WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
    In the Family Medicaid program, it may be a child or children and may or may not include the parents or an adult caretaker.
    Here are some of the basic guidelines:

    • Be under 19 (income eligible)
    • Be under 21 and not living with a parent or considered emancipated (income & reserve eligible)
    • Be pregnant (income eligible)
    • Have minor children in the home for caretaker relative to receive. (income & reserve eligible).