Program DescriptionThe Georgia Medicaid program, administered by the Division of Medical Assistance, provides health care coverage for people who are aged, blind, disabled or indigent. The division spends $3.1 billion to provide services to 1.2 million Georgians annually.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Georgia, 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 Georgia Medicaid, please go to: http://dch.georgia.gov/00/channel_title/0,2094,31446711_31944826,00.html
If you have a question about your Medicaid benefits, please call your county Department of Family and Children Services office: http://dch.georgia.gov/00/channel_title/0,2094,31446711_31544786,00.html