Program DescriptionFlorida Medicaid is the state and Federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people in Florida with low incomes. Its purpose is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Florida, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, a parent or relative caretaker of a dependent child(ren) under age 19, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, or be 65 years of age or older.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
To learn more about Florida Medicaid, please go to: http://www.fdhc.state.fl.us/Medicaid/index.shtml
Medicaid has eleven area offices that serve Medicaid providers and recipients. To find your local office, please visit: http://portal.flmmis.com/flpublic/Provider_AreaOffices/tabid/37/Default.aspx
More detailed information on who is potentially eligible for Medicaid is available at: http://ahca.myflorida.com/medicaid/about/about2.shtml