Nevada Medicaid Eligibility

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


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 Requirements - Non Income

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


Documents Needed For Nevada Medicaid Application


Nevada Medicaid Benefits

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.


Nevada Medicaid & CHIP Eligibility Levels

Below is the modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) eligibility levels for Nevada 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: 160%
Age 1-5: 160%
Age 6-18: 133%
200% Medicaid: 160%
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: $1,556
Age 1-5: $1,556
Age 6-18: $1,293
$1,945 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: $2,097
Age 1-5: $2,097
Age 6-18: $1,743
$2,622 Medicaid: $2,097
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: $2,639
Age 1-5: $2,639
Age 6-18: $2,193
$3,298 Medicaid: $2,639
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: $3,180
Age 1-5: $3,180
Age 6-18: $2,643
$3,975 Medicaid: $3,180
CHIP: N/A
$2,643 $2,643