Program DescriptionMississippi Medicaid is a health care program that helps pay for medical services for low-income people. For those eligible for full Medicaid services, Medicaid is paid to providers of health care. Providers are doctors, hospitals and pharmacists who take Medicaid.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Mississippi, 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 ProcessApplications for Medicaid for individuals who are aged or disabled may be filed at the Medicaid Regional Office that serves the county where the individual lives or the county where the individual resides in a nursing facility.
Program Contact Information
To learn more about Mississippi Medicaid, please visit the state Division of Medicaid website: http://www.medicaid.ms.gov/
You can also call the toll free number for the Division of Medicaid: 1-800-421-2408