Managing Agency Kentucky

Program Description

The Kentucky Medical Program is intended to provide medical and health-related assistance to low-income individuals and families who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. Generally, the program serves: persons aged 65 or older; blind or permanently disabled persons; members of families with dependent children; children in foster care homes; pregnant women; and individuals under age 21 in psychiatric hospitals.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Kentucky, a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. If very low income, you must also be pregnant, have a child(ren) with a disability, or be responsible for children under the age of 19 years.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1$15,800
2$21,307
3$26,813
4$32,319
5$37,825
6$43,331
7$48,851
8$54,384

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply to the Kentucky Medical Program, visit:
http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/FA348ECD-C622-4D27-B22D-5A06B69D907F/0/Map205MSPApplication.pdf

Program Contact Information

For more information on the Kentucky Medical Program, visit their website at: http://chfs.ky.gov/dms/
You may also contact the office at:
The Medicaid Office of Kentucky
275 E Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621

Or Call:
502-564-3232

Or TTY:
1-800-635-2570