Kansas Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

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

Kansas Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a Kansas resident, and a U.S. citizen or a qualifying alien.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Kansas
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 166% FPL
Age 1-5 149% FPL
Age 6-18 133% FPL

Pregnant Women
166% FPL

Adults
Parents 33% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of deductions and expenses for childcare, dependent care, elderly care, etc.
Proof of assets
Proof of health insurance if you currently have it or had it in the past
Proof you live in Kansas
Proof of Citizenship, status as U.S. National, or Immigration Status

Medicaid Coverage In Kansas
It covers office visits, checkups,immunizations; inpatient and outpatient hospital services; lab and x-ray; prescription drugs,eye doctor exams and glasses;hearing services and speech, physical, and occupational therapy; dental services for children (checkups, cleanings, sealants, x-rays and fillings); inpatient and outpatient mental health services, and substance abuse services; medical transportation.

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