Nebraska Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

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

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

Medicaid Income Requirements In Nebraska
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 213% FPL
Age 1-5 213% FPL
Age 6-18 213% FPL

Pregnant Women
194% FPL

Adults
Parents 63% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of identification and age
Proof of citizenship or immigration status
Proof of income
Proof of resources
Proof of expenses

Medicaid Coverage In Nebraska
Benefits include hospital, physician, laboratory and radiology (x-ray); nurse midwife and nurse practitioner services; clinic services and family planning; home health agency and personal care aide; medical transportation, ambulance, and chiropractic; durable medical equipment, orthotics, prosthetics, and medical supplies; prescription drugs and hearing aid services; therapies (physical, occupational, speech pathology, audiology) and podiatry; adult day treatment, mental health and substance abuse; vision and dental; preventive care (e.g.mammograms).Undocumented immigrants can get emergency care.

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