Maryland Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Maryland Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is for eligible persons who need help paying their medical bills.

Maryland Medicaid Eligibility
Enrollees must be U.S. citizens or qualified non-citizens and Maryland residents.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Maryland
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 317% FPL
Age 1-5 317% FPL
Age 6-18 317% FPL

Pregnant Women
259% FPL

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

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof you live in Maryland
Proof of pregnancy (if you are pregnant)

Medicaid Coverage In Maryland
It offers doctor visits, prescriptions, hospital care (including emergency care), tests, x-rays, family planning, mental health services, substance abuse services, home health care, dental care, eye care, therapy (occupational, physical and speech), and more.

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