Medicaid insurance plans
Medicaid is health insurance that’s available if you have a low income. Other people sometimes qualify for Medicaid, like:
- Pregnant women
- Older people
- People with a disability
Medicaid plans can be offered at a lower cost or sometimes at no cost to you. Medicaid is different in each state. It may be called different names depending on where you live.
Find Medicaid plans near you
Do you have Medicaid and Medicare?
If you're eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare, check into UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete,® which is a Dual Special Needs Plan (D-SNP).
These plans are available in some states. D-SNP can help you get more benefits and features than you can with Original Medicare, at no extra cost.
Learn about Medicaid plans
With Medicaid, there may be several types of low cost or no cost plans available, depending on the state where you live. Learn about the types of plans below.
|Plan type||What it covers|
|Medicaid||Low cost or no cost health insurance coverage that is managed by each state. Eligibility requirements can change from state to state. Your state may even have its own name for its Medicaid program.|
|Dual Special Needs Plans (D-SNP)||Insurance coverage for people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. Most dual plans give you more benefits than you get with Original Medicare.|
|Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)||Low-cost or no-cost coverage for infants, children and teens. Designed to help children get the care they need as they develop.|
Questions about Medicaid?
Medicaid rules may change over time. So you may qualify even if you didn't before.
You can apply for and enroll in Medicaid or CHIP at any time of year. If you qualify, your coverage can begin right away.