What is Medicaid?
See if you qualify for lower cost health plan
Medicaid is health care plan that’s available if you have a low income. Sometimes pregnant women, children, older people and people with a disability also qualify for this type of health plan.
Medicaid health plans cover things like:
- Hospital stays
- Doctor visits
- Pregnancy care
- Shots for children
- Tests and x-rays
What is Medicaid?
Medicaid helps you get health care at a lower cost
Medicaid is a way to get health care at a lower cost – or sometimes at no cost to you. Check with your state's Medicaid office for more information on Medicaid eligibility.
Medicaid options for children
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is another option for some families. CHIP gives low-cost coverage to children whose parents make too much money to qualify for Medicaid.
You might qualify – even if you didn’t before
Check to see if you qualify for Medicaid under new rules that help more people get this kind of help.
You can apply for and enroll in Medicaid or CHIP at any time of year. If you qualify, your coverage can begin right away.
To learn more, visit uhccommunityplan.com
Looking for educational content about Medicaid?
Visit Medicaid Made Clear to learn what Medicaid is, who Medicaid serves, the history of Medicaid and view our glossary of Medicaid-related terms.
Find Medicaid Plans
Medicare and Medicaid
Check into UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete®, also called Dual Special Needs Plans (DSNP). It’s for people who have both Medicaid and Medicare. These plans are available in some states. DSNP can help you get more benefits and features than you can with Original Medicare.
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