If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Pennsylvania then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Pennsylvania Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.
Pennsylvania Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is a program for Pennsylvania residents who can't afford to pay for medical care.
Pennsylvania Medicaid Eligibility
Must be a U.S. citizen or a qualified alien and a Pennsylvania resident.
Medicaid Income Requirements In Pennsylvania
Pregnant Women & Infants Age 0 to 1: 185% FPL.
Children Ages 1 to 5: 133% FPL
Children Age 6 to 18: 100% FPL
Parents/Caretakers Living with Children Ages 0 to 18: 36% FPL
Aged, Blind and Disabled: Singles & Couples Living Up to 100% FPL with Asset Limit of $2,000 for Singles and $3,000 for Couples
Medically-Needy: Singles Earning $425 per month with Asset Limit of $2,400, and Couples Earning $442 per month with Asset Limit of $3,200.
Documents You May Need
Proof of Household Income
Social Security Numbers and Birth Dates of All Household Members Applying for Coverage
Information on Current or Recent Health Insurance
Car Insurance Information (If you own a car)
Housing and Utility Expense Information
Proof of Assets
Proof of Citizenship
Medicaid Coverage In Pennsylvania
Office visits, prescription drugs, immunizations, vision testing and eye glasses, emergency room care, lab testing, x-rays, hearing testing and hearing aids, and mental and substance abuse treatment.