Maine Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Maine Medicaid Overview
MaineCare is the state's Medicaid program (no residency requirement for children and pregnant women)

Maine Medicaid Eligibility
Enrollees must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens and residents of Maine. However, there are no citizenship requirements for pregnant women and children

Medicaid Income Requirements In Maine
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Age 0-1 191% FPL
Age 1-5 157% FPL
Age 6-18 157% FPL

Pregnant Women
209% FPL

Parents 100% FPL
Other Adults -
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of Income
Provide Social Security Number
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof of assets
Proof of medical expenses (if you want the previous 3 months covered under Mainecare)

Medicaid Coverage In Maine
Services include adult family care services, ambulatory care and surgery, ambulance services, dialysis, case management, nursing services, chiropractic, community support, benefits for the elderly and for members with mental and physical disabilities, dental, family planning, hearing aids, home health, hospice, inpatient and outpatient hospital services, laboratory and x-ray services, medical supplies and durable medical equipment, behavioral health, nursing, therapy (occupational, physical), vision, physician services, preventive health services, podiatry, medical imaging services, rehabilitation services, rural health clinics, speech and hearing services, transportation services, STD screening, and more.

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