If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in South Carolina then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your South Carolina Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.
South Carolina Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is for eligible persons who need help getting care and paying medical bills.
South Carolina Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a U.S. citizen or legal alien and a South Carolina resident.
Medicaid Income Requirements In South Carolina
Pregnant women and infants ages 0 to 1: 185% FPL.
Children ages 1 to 18: 150% FPL.
Aged, blind or disabled residents of licensed community residential care facilities participating in the Optional State Supplementation Program: $1,157 per month with resources of $2,000 or less.
Parents/caretakers living with children ages 0 to 18: 93% FPL with resource limit of $30,000.
Aged, blind & disabled: 100% FPL.
Low-income Medicare beneficiaries: 120% FPL.
Working disabled: 250% FPL.
Family planning services: 185% FPL
Documents You May Need
Provide your Social Security number
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof of income
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of expenses
Medicaid Coverage In South Carolina
Services include hospitalization, well child/adult appointments, lab and x-rays, doctor visits, vision, dental, prescription drugs, family planning, medical equipment, hospice, ambulance, transportation, nursing facility, inpatient psychiatric care, home health, physical and speech therapy, mental health, family support services, case management, behavioral health, home and community-based LTC services and more. It also offers intermediate care
facilities for the developmentally-challenged.