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Medicaid is...

Medicaid is a government-run health insurance program for low-income families, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Medicaid is a joint state/federal program. Each state has different rules for eligibility and for applying.

Medicaid provides coverage to millions of Americans. It is one of the largest payers for health care in the United States.

How Medicaid works

Each state runs its own Medicaid program according to certain federal guidelines. However, those federal guidelines are broad, so states have flexibility in how they can set up and run their programs. As a result, Medicaid eligibility and benefits can vary widely from state to state.

Some states have expanded their Medicaid programs to cover all adults below certain income levels. See if you qualify for Medicaid using the state selector below.

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If you’d like more information about Medicaid, please visit:
https://www.medicaid.gov/ or call the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services at (877) 267-2323.

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