Several different groups of individuals qualify for Medicaid benefits for families, children and pregnant women. All the programs have income limits and some have resource limits. Children under the age of 19 who do not qualify for Medicaid may qualify for NC Health Choice.
This program is designed to help with the medical costs for individuals who are aged, blind or disabled. Services covered may include:
Individuals eligible for the state to buy-in payment of the Medicare Part B premium:
Medicaid pays for medically necessary nursing home care for patients in skilled or intermediate care nursing homes, or in intermediate care facilities for the mentally disabled.
This program is designed to help with the cost of care for individuals who are aged, blind or disabled and are in domiciliary care (group homes or adult care home facilities and assisted living facilities, also known as rest homes).
You can apply for Medicaid or Special Assistance in several ways: