THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA)
NEW “ADULT” MEDICAID
Due to the Affordable Health Care Act, Medicaid eligibility will
Expand to include approximately 350,000 additional people in
To qualify for new “ ADULT” Medicaid, an individual must:
· Be 19-64 years of age
· Have income under 138% of the Federal poverty level:
$15,282 per year for an individual or $20,628 for a
Couple in 2013.
(There is NO asset limit for the new Adult Medicaid Program.
· Be a U.S. citizen or be a legal immigrant for at least 5 years
· Not be eligible for Medicare or existing Medicaid program
(Medicaid for seniors and people with disabilities, Family
Care, All Kids, etc.)
Individuals may apply for this new Medicaid program after
October 1, 2013 ( Coverage will not begin before January
The New Adult Medicaid program will include:
· Doctors Visits, prescriptions, screenings, tests, hospital care, theraphy services and mental health treatment.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW “ ADULT”
MEDICAID PROGRAM, PLEASE VISIT : www.healthcare.gov
after October 1, 2013 (coverage will not begin until at least
January 1, 2014).
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