Qualifying For Medicaid In Florida
Florida Medicaid is a medical assistance program that gives low-income individuals and families access to health care they may not have otherwise. Medicaid is also offered to people with disabilities and to the elderly that need assistance with the rising cost of long-term care.
What Are Florida’s Medicaid Qualifications Requirements?
In order to receive Medicaid benefits, certain eligibility requirements need to be met in the state of Florida. To qualify for benefits, you must:
- Be over the age of 64
- Be pregnant or have a child 18 or under
- Be blind or disabled
- Have a child, parent, or spouse in your household who is blind or disabled
Qualifications also must include an annual household income (before taxes that is below a determined amount:
- Household of 1: $16,971
- Household of 2: $22,930
- Household of 3: $28,888
- Household of 4: $34,846
- Household of 5: $40,805
- Household of 6: $46,763
- Household of 7: $52,722
- Household of 8: $58,680
*For households with more than eight people, add $5,958 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.
Get Help Today
Medicaid planning can be a very complex application process. With a Florida elder law attorney in your corner experienced in Medicaid applications, you can better prepare for the possibility of long-term care and protect your assets.
Contact The Pyfrom Law Firm today and start your Florida Medicaid application. Our West Palm Beach law firm is here to help. Schedule your appointment online or call us at 561-808-2437 so we can assist you with your future health care needs. We practice throughout Martin, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.