Apply for Medicaid
To apply for Medicaid, you will need to fill out and submit an
application. Visit "Am I Eligible?" or the
eligibility guide to help you determine which application form
you will need to fill out and submit.
Once you submit your complete application, it will take about
45-90 days to determine if you are eligible. If you
are a pregnant woman, you may be able to receive medical care while
you wait for your application to be processed. Please refer
Eligibility for more info.
Applications for Medicaid (health coverage), SNAP (food stamps),
and TANF (cash assistance) are processed by the Family and Social
Services Administration (FSSA), Division of Family Resources
(DFR). You can apply on the Internet, by phone at
1-800-403-0864, or in person at your local DFR office. If you
are applying for Hoosier Healthwise, you can also visit a DFR
DFR office Locations
To find a DFR office near you,
visit Find My Local DFR
Office. On that screen, either enter your ZIP code or
click on your county of residence..
Hoosier Healthwise Enrollment
Hoosier Healthwise Enrollment Centers are local hospitals,
community health centers, and other locations where families can
pick up an application or fill out an application. For a list of
enrollment centers, call the Hoosier Healthwise Helpline toll-free
at 1-800-889-9949 or learn more on the DFR website.
To apply online, click Apply for
Information Required to Complete Medicaid
For all the people in your household you will need to know:
Names and dates of birth
Social Security Number
Income from jobs or training
Benefits you get now (or got in the
past), such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI),
veteran's benefits, or child support
Amount of money in your checking
account, savings accounts, or other resources you own.
Monthly rent, mortgage payment, and
Payments for adult or child care
health coverage and/or medical benefits you currently have
Go to the Find My Local DFR
website to get the specific application instructions
based on your county of residence.