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Office of Economic Self-Sufficiency

Medicaid

Medicaid for Parents and Caretaker Relatives of Children

Parents and other caretaker relatives of children up to age 18 who live with them may be eligible for Medicaid if the family’s countable income does not exceed certain income limits.

Individuals who receive Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) are eligible for Medicaid. Individuals who are eligible for TCA, but choose not to receive it, may still be eligible for Medicaid.

Families who lose Medicaid eligibility due to earned income may be eligible for up to twelve (12) additional months of Medicaid, if they meet certain requirements.

Families that lose Medicaid eligibility due to the receipt of alimony may be eligible for four (4) additional months of Medicaid.