Managing Agency Idaho

Program Description

Idaho Medicaid is the state and Federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people in Idaho 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 Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Idaho, 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.

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

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

To learn more about Idaho Medicaid, please go to:

http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Medical/Medicaid/tabid/123/Default.aspx

You may pick up an application at your local Department of Health and Welfare office, by calling the Idaho Careline at 1-800-926-2588,