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Medicaid Eligibility in Mississippi

To qualify for Medicaid in Mississippi:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
  • You must be a resident of Mississippi.
  • You must meet requirements for age and/or disability, income, resources and other Mississippi Medicaid eligibility requirements. 
  • You must file an application.
  • You must provide requested verification within the allowed time limits.
General Information

Applying for Mississippi Medicaid-for current benefits

Applying for Mississippi Medicaid-under the Affordable Care Act(ACA), effective January 1, 2014

What Mississippi Medicaid Can Do For You

Civil Rights Statement
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Reporting Requirements

Estate Recovery

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices
This notice describes how your medical information may be used under this federal regulation.
Important Notices for Medicaid Beneficiaries

Medicaid Eligibility Guidelines

Guidelines for Medicaid Eligibility for Disabled Child Living At Home

Guidelines for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Receiving SSI or Former SSI Recipients

Guidelines for Medicaid Eligibility for Aged, Blind and Disabled Living in Nursing Homes

Guidelines for Mississippi Health Benefits Eligibility

Guidelines for Persons Working and Disabled

Guidelines for Persons Age 65 or Over or Disabled with No Medicare

Guidelines for Persons Age 65 or Over or Disabled with Medicare

Mississippi Health Benefits includes four Medicaid programs and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Individuals who may qualify are:
  • Children up to age 19
  • Low-income adults with children under age 18
  • Pregnant women

Medicaid Application Forms
Application Form for Medicaid for the Aged and Disabled

Application Form for Medicaid for Families and Children

Applications for Medicaid may be filled out at the Regional Medicaid office  which serves your home community.


Information Resources for Medicaid Beneficiaries:
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Mississippi.gov
The official web site for the state of Mississippi
 Programs & Services
bulleted item Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
bulleted item Civil Rights Statement
bulleted item Eligibility Guidelines for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
bulleted item CHIP Application Form
bulleted item Mississippi Health Benefits
bulleted item Eligibility Guidelines for Medicaid for Aged, Blind & Disabled Persons Living in Nursing Homes
bulleted item Medicaid Application Form for Aged, Blind & Disabled Individuals
bulleted item Assisted Living - Home & Community Based Waiver Program
bulleted item Elderly & Disabled - Home & Community Based Waiver Program
bulleted item Independent Living - Home & Community Based Waiver Program
bulleted item Mentally Retarded/Developmentally Disabled - Home & Community Based Waiver Program
bulleted item Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury - Home & Community Based Waiver Program
bulleted item Home and Community-Based Services and Hospice Service
bulleted item Institutional Long Term Care
bulleted item Long Term Care Alternatives
bulleted item Where to Apply
bulleted item Estate Recovery
bulleted item Eligibility Hearings for Aged, Blind or Disabled Person Cases
bulleted item Eligibility Hearings for Families & Children and CHIP Cases
bulleted item Reporting Requirements For Medicaid Beneficiaries
bulleted item The Mississippi Medicaid Medical Home Summary
bulleted item The Medicaid - Medicare Relationship

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