Managing Agency Montana

Program Description

Montana Medicaid seeks to facilitate access to a set of basic health care benefits for all Montana citizens with a priority for those most in need and create an environment where all recipients take an active role in their individual health care.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Montana, 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, be 65 years of age or older, or a newly eligible expansion adult ages 19 to 64 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 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
7 $38,060
8 $42,380

*For households with more than eight people, add $4,320 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

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

To read more about Montana Medicaid, please visit:
http://dphhs.mt.gov/MontanaHealthcarePrograms/Welcome/MemberServices

If you have questions concerning Montana Medicaid or need instructions on how to apply, please call the toll-free Medicaid Recipient Hotline:
1-800-362-8312

TDD users may call:
1-800-833-8503

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