South Carolina Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 208% FPL
Age 1-5 208% FPL
Age 6-18 208% FPL

Pregnant Women
194% FPL

Adults
Parents 62% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

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.

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