Montana Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Montana 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.

Montana Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a Montana resident and a U.S. citizen or a qualified legal alien.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Montana
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 159% FPL
Age 1-5 143% FPL
Age 6-18 143% FPL

Pregnant Women
159% FPL

Adults
Parents 48% FPL
Other Adults -
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of Social Security Number application
Proof of citizenship or alien status
Proof of identity
Proof of income
Proof of resources
Proof of expenses
Proof of pregnancy (if pregnant)

Medicaid Coverage In Montana
Among the services the Montana program may cover are: treatment by physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, dentists, dentures, and podiatrists; lab services, including x-rays; inpatient hospital visits; outpatient hospital visits; family planning; nursing facilities; home health care; durable medical equipment; outpatient drugs; mental health; ambulance; and eyeglasses.

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