Managing Agency Vermont

Program Description

Medicaid is a government health insurance program for Vermonters. It's for eligible seniors 65 or older, people who are blind or disabled, children, pregnant women and parents. Medicaid covers most medical care and services, such as doctor visits, hospital care, prescriptions, vision and dental care, long-term care in a nursing home or at home, physical therapy and more.

General Program Requirements

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

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

To learn more, please visit the Vermont Medicaid page.

 

You can call the Prevention, Assistance, Transition, and Health Access (PATH) hotline toll-free at:
1-800-250-8427

If you have a hearing disability, please call the TTY number:
1-888-834-7898

Or you can contact your local ESD office. Find your local office on the Economic Service Division (ESD) page. 

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