Georgia Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Georgia Medicaid Overview
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care.

Georgia Medicaid Eligibility
Enrollees must be U.S. citizens or lawful aliens living in Georgia.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Georgia
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 205% FPL
Age 1-5 149% FPL
Age 6-18 133% FPL

Pregnant Women
220% FPL

Adults
Parents 36% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of citizenship/identity
Social Security number
Proof of income
Proof of other income (Social Security, Unemployment, etc.)
If you had prior insurance, bring the proof
Proof of assets such as bank accounts, property, etc.
Proof of expenses

Medicaid Coverage In Georgia
Benefits include: ambulance; ambulatory surgical services, nurse anesthetists; diagnostic, screening and preventive services; dental; dialysis, durable medical equipment, family planning; early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT); health insurance premium purchase program; home health, hospice, inpatient and outpatient hospital, care for the developmentallychallenged; laboratory and radiology; Medicare crossovers; mental health; non-emergency transportation; maternity, nurses and nursing facility; oral surgery; orthotic and prosthetic; pharmacy, physician, podiatric services; pre-admission screening/annual resident review, rural health clinic/ community health center; vision care.

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