Managing Agency Alabama

Program Description

Medicaid is a health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people paid with Federal, state, and county dollars. It is the largest program providing medical and health-related services to Alabama's poorest people--including children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled, and people who are eligible to receive Federally assisted income maintenance payments.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Alabama, 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, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, be responsible for children under 19 years of age, or be 65 years of age or older.

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 $16,040
2 $21,599
3 $27,159
4 $32,718
5 $38,277
6 $43,837
7 $49,396
8 $54,956

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,559 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To apply, please visit the Apply for Medicaid page. 

Program Contact Information

To learn more about Alabama Medicaid, please visit the Alabama Medicaid website. 

To find out how to contact your local Medicaid District office, please refer to the Medicaid Office Locations page.

 

Or you may dial toll-free:
1-800-362-1504

TTY users can call:
1-800-253-0799

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