Arkansas Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Arkansas Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is health care for eligible persons who need help paying their medical bills.

Arkansas Medicaid Eligibility
Pregnant women & children ages 0-18.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Arkansas
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Age 0-1 211% FPL
Age 1-5 211% FPL
Age 6-18 211% FPL

Pregnant Women
209% FPL

Parents 133% FPL
Other Adults 133% FPL
Is Medicaid Expanding? Yes

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of deductions and expenses Childcare, dependent care, elderly care, etc)
Proof of assets
If you had private insurance, bring the proof in to sign up
Proof you live in Arkansas
Proof of Citizenship, status as U.S. National, or Immigration Status

Medicaid Coverage In Arkansas
Benefits include ambulance service (emergency only), ambulatory surgical center, chiropractor, dental care, doctor's services, emergency room services, home health services, hospice care, hospital care, immunizations, lab tests and x-rays, medical equipment, medical supplies, non-emergency transportation (net) program, nurse-midwife (certified), podiatrist, pregnancy termination, prescription drugs, rural health clinic, therapy (physical, occupational, or speech), vision care.

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