Nevada Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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

Nevada Medicaid Overview
If you have a health condition that has prevented you from getting an individual health plan, but don't have access to employer-based coverage, you may be eligible for insurance through the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services.

Nevada Medicaid Eligibility
Enrollees must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens and live in Nevada.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Nevada
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 1-5 159% FPL
Age 6-18 133% FPL

Pregnant Women
159% FPL

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

Documents You May Need
Proof of identification
Proof you live in Nevada
Proof of income
Proof of expenses

Medicaid Coverage In Nevada
Coverage includes diagnoses, (services to find out what's wrong), physician services, check-ups, (medical and dental), family planning, maternity, prenatal and newborn care, prescriptions, hospital services, comfort care, hospice dental services, drug and alcohol treatment and mental services.

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