If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Texas then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Texas Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.
Texas Medicaid Overview
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet income and other eligibility requirements and who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care.
Texas Medicaid Eligibility
Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and live in Texas.
Medicaid Income Requirements In Texas
Pregnant Women and Infants Ages 0 to 1: 185% FPL
Children Ages 1 to 5: 133% FPL
Children Ages 6 to 18: 100% FPL
Parents/Caretakers Living with Children Ages 0 to 18: 26% FPL
Aged, Blind and Disabled: 75% FPL with an asset limit of $2,000 for singles; 83% FPL with asset limit of $3,000 for couples.
Documents You May Need
Proof of Income
Need to Provide Social Security Number
Proof of Citizenship/Immigration Status
Medicaid Coverage In Texas
Medicaid pays for acute health care (physician, inpatient, outpatient, pharmacy, lab, and x-ray services), and long-term services and supports for aged and disabled clients.