Maryland Medicaid Eligibility

This page provides general guidelines for the Maryland 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 Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. If you have questions or issues about the Medicaid application or the eligibility requirements, contact the Maryland Medicaid office.


Maryland Medicaid Overview

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


Maryland Medicaid Eligibility Requirements - Non Income

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


Documents Needed For Maryland Medicaid Application


Maryland Medicaid Benefits

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.


Maryland Medicaid & CHIP Eligibility Levels

Below is the modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) eligibility levels for Maryland 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: 317%
Age 1-5: 317%
Age 6-18: 317%
N/A Medicaid: 259%
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: $3,083
Age 1-5: $3,083
Age 6-18: $3,083
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: $4,155
Age 1-5: $4,155
Age 6-18: $4,155
N/A Medicaid: $3,395
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: $5,228
Age 1-5: $5,228
Age 6-18: $5,228
N/A Medicaid: $4,271
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: $6,300
Age 1-5: $6,300
Age 6-18: $6,300
N/A Medicaid: $5,148
CHIP: N/A
$2,643 $2,643