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Do I qualify for Medicaid?

Whether you qualify will depend on your income level and family size. In general, single Maryland residents without children with household incomes less than $16,643 are eligible. If you’re pregnant or have a family with children, you may earn more and still qualify.

Maryland residents above these income levels may be eligible for financial help with a qualified health plan purchased through Maryland Health Connection.

When you fill out an application with Maryland Health Connection, you’ll learn if you or your children qualify for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid, MCHP, or MCHP Premium.

If you require nursing home care, have high or recurring medical bills, or have special health care needs, you may be eligible for Medicaid on a different basis. To apply for Medicaid based on these needs, call 1-800-332-6347 or apply for benefits using myDHRbenefits.dhr.state.md.us (formerly SAIL) or by going to your local Department of Social Services (DSS).