Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals must meet certain income and other requirements.
Children (ages 1-5)-133% of the Federal Poverty Level
Children (Ages 6-19)-100% of the Federal Poverty Level
Pregnant Women and Infants
Pregnant Women-185% of the Federal Poverty Level
Infants (ages 0-1)-185% of the Federal Poverty Level
Non-Working Parents-42% of the Federal Poverty Level
Working Parents-57% of the Federal Poverty Level
Medically Needy Individuals- 34% of the Federal Poverty Level
Medically Needy Couples- 33% of the Federal Poverty Level
Supplemental Security Income Recipients- 74% of the Federal
Aged, blind, and disabled- 100% of the Federal Poverty
Inpatient hospital services, outpatient hospital services, prenatal care, vaccines for children, physician services, nursing facility services for persons aged 21 or older, family planning services and supplies, rural health clinic services, home health care, laboratory and x-ray services, pediatric and family nurse practitioner services, nurse-midwife services, federally qualified health-center, early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment services for children under age 21.
You may learn more about North Carolina Medicaid at http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma/
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