Alaska Medicaid Eligibility

This page provides general guidelines for the Alaska Medicaid eligibility requirements. This is an assistance program that provides medical coverage for low-income people of all ages. The department that handles the Medicaid program is Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. If you have questions or issues about the Medicaid application or the eligibility requirements, contact the Alaska Medicaid office.


Alaska Medicaid Overview

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


Alaska Medicaid Eligibility Requirements - Non Income

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


Documents Needed For Alaska Medicaid Application


Alaska Medicaid Benefits

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.


Alaska Medicaid & CHIP Eligibility Levels

Below is the modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) eligibility levels for Alaska Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Eligibility Levels - By Percentage Of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
No
Age 0-1: 203%
Age 1-5: 203%
Age 6-18: 203%
N/A Medicaid: 200%
CHIP: N/A
129% 0%

Eligibility Levels - Individual By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
No
Age 0-1: $2,466
Age 1-5: $2,466
Age 6-18: $2,466
N/A Medicaid: N/A
CHIP: N/A
$1,567 $0

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Two By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
No
Age 0-1: $3,326
Age 1-5: $3,326
Age 6-18: $3,326
N/A Medicaid: $3,277
CHIP: N/A
$2,113 $0

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Three By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
No
Age 0-1: $4,185
Age 1-5: $4,185
Age 6-18: $4,185
N/A Medicaid: $4,123
CHIP: N/A
$2,660 $0

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Four By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
No
Age 0-1: $5,045
Age 1-5: $5,045
Age 6-18: $5,045
N/A Medicaid: $4,970
CHIP: N/A
$3,206 $0