Alaska Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Alaska** then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Alaska Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.

Alaska Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is for eligible persons who need help getting care and paying medical bills.

Alaska Medicaid Eligibility
Must be a U.S. citizen or qualified alien and Alaska resident.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Alaska
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 203% FPL
Age 1-5 203% FPL
Age 6-18 203% FPL

Pregnant Women
200% FPL

Adults
Parents 129% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Social Security number
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof of identity for children 16 or older
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of income
Proof of childcare or dependent care expenses
Proof you live in Alaska

Medicaid Coverage In Alaska
Offers inpatient and outpatient hospital services; mental health and substance abuse care; rural health clinics; nurse, midwife, dentist, optometrist, and physician care; prescription drugs; physical therapy; medical equipment and devices (prosthetics, eyeglasses, dentures, etc.); preventive care and diagnostic services; family planning; labs and x-rays; home health services (such as nursing services, home health aides). Pre-existing health conditions are covered. Undocumented immigrants can only receive emergency care.

**The information provided above is a general guideline when applying for Alaska Medicaid. These guidelines can change from time to time, because of that we recommend that you contact your local Medicaid office in Alaska to verify the latest eligibility requirments for Medicaid coverage in Alaska.