MEDICAID

MEDICAID IS A PROGRAM FOR FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS THAT PROVIDES FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH COVERAGE.

How do I apply?

In person:​ Visit local department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Office. Refer to resources page for contact information. 

By mail: Mail in an application to the state or local Department for Community Based Services Offices (DCBS)

Refer to the resource page for contact information. 

By Phone: Call 1(855) 459-6328

Online: Visit the Benefind website: https://benefind.ky.gov

Following information is needed:

  • Two forms of identification (ex. state driver's license, birth certificate, U.S. Passport)

  • Proof of income (ex. pay stubs or a letter from employer stating the amount to be paid)

  • Social Security information (for the applicant and the other members of the household)

  • Proof of Health Insurance Coverage (ex. includes any health insurance coverage the applicant may receive from a job)

  • NOTE: Additional documentation may be requested. It is also good practice to have the child's birth certificate when applying. 

Medicaid income eligibility guidelines: children up to age one (1) with family income up to 195% of the federal poverty level. Children ages one (1) to eighteen (18) with family income up to 159% of the federal poverty level. Parents and other adults are covered with incomes up to 133% of the federal poverty level. Refer to the poverty guidelines page for more information. 

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