FAQ: Understanding Eligibility
How do I know if I am eligible?
The only way to know if you are eligible is to apply. This
site provides eligibility information to assist you in knowing if
you are more likely or less likely to qualify for any Medicaid
benefits. We also want to provide information on what program
may be right for you. It is not a final determination.
I have looked at the eligibility guide, but I think I
earn a little too much money. What should I do?
The information provided here is to be used as a guide to assist
you in knowing if you are more likely or less likely to qualify for
If your income is too high to qualify for Indiana Medicaid, you
may be able to find health insurance through the federal Health
Insurance Marketplace. Depending on your income and family
size, you may qualify for a tax credit that can help you pay the
cost of your health insurance. If you apply to the Health
Insurance Marketplace, and they think you are more likely to be
eligible for Medicaid, they will send us your information.
You may receive more information about the federal Health
Insurance Marketplace by:
Can I have Medicare and Medicaid at the same time?
Yes. You can be eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare
and receive benefits from both programs at the same time.
How are my assets or resources treated for Medicaid
Resources/assets are not counted for the following
groups: children, low income parent/caretakers, pregnant
women, family planning services only, and former foster