Arkansas Medicaid Eligibility

This page provides general guidelines for the Arkansas 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 Arkansas Department of Human Services. If you have questions or issues about the Medicaid application or the eligibility requirements, contact the Arkansas Medicaid office.


Arkansas Medicaid Overview

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


Arkansas Medicaid Eligibility Requirements - Non Income

Pregnant women & children ages 0-18.


Documents Needed For Arkansas Medicaid Application


Arkansas Medicaid Benefits

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.


Arkansas Medicaid & CHIP Eligibility Levels

Below is the modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) eligibility levels for Arkansas 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
Yes
Age 0-1: 211%
Age 1-5: 211%
Age 6-18: 211%
N/A Medicaid: 209%
CHIP: N/A
133% 133%

Eligibility Levels - Individual By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
Yes
Age 0-1: $2,052
Age 1-5: $2,052
Age 6-18: $2,052
N/A Medicaid: N/A
CHIP: N/A
$1,293 $1,293

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Two By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
Yes
Age 0-1: $2,766
Age 1-5: $2,766
Age 6-18: $2,766
N/A Medicaid: $2,740
CHIP: N/A
$1,743 $1,743

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Three By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
Yes
Age 0-1: $3,480
Age 1-5: $3,480
Age 6-18: $3,480
N/A Medicaid: $3,447
CHIP: N/A
$2,193 $2,193

Eligibility Levels - Family Of Four By Monthly Income

Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Children Separate CHIP Pregnant Women Parents Other Adults
Yes
Age 0-1: $4,194
Age 1-5: $4,194
Age 6-18: $4,194
N/A Medicaid: $4,154
CHIP: N/A
$2,643 $2,643