Alabama Medicaid

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Definitions of Medicaid in Alabama

Medicaid in Alabama*

"Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals must meet certain income and other requirements."
*source: Alabama Medicaid Agency

Children's Medicaid and Medical Assistance in Alabama

See the section on this page Health Programs for Children: CHIP: Alabama

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Medicaid in Alabama: How It Works; An Introduction to Alabama Medicaid; What is Alabama Medicaid?

  • brochure:
    Your Guide To Alabama Medicaid

    source:Alabama Medicaid Agency
    languages: English
    19 pgs; from the brochure:
    "...this handbook -- ...tells you about the medical services that Medicaid covers...tells you about the medical services that Medicaid does not cover...tells you what your rights and duties are when you have Medicaid...."
    • also from Alabama Medicaid Agency:
      web page:
      Alabama Medicaid - A Summary of Covered Services
      languages: English
      from the web page:
      "...Health care providers give Medicaid services. These providers include: doctors, dentists, optometrists, hospitals, drug stores, nursing homes, labs, rural health clinics, community health centers, health care centers for the homeless, federally qualified health centers,... "

  • web page:
    MEDICAID | Alabama - Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute
    languages: English
    from the webpage:
    "...Medicaid... provides health coverage to some low-income Alabama residents. Medicaid covers families with children and pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities, if state and federal guidelines are met. Legal residents who are not U.S. citizens may be eligible for Medicaid however, question concerning immigration status and eligibility should be directed to the Alabama Department of Human Resources..."
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Alabama Medicaid Eligibility, How to get Medicaid in Alabama, Requirements


Alabama Medicaid Citizenship Requirements


Applying for Alabama Medicaid


Alabama Medicaid Offices


Alabama Medicaid Health Plans, HMO


Find Alabama Medicaid Physicians, Doctors


Children's Medicaid & Other: Health Programs for Children: Alabama CHIP:


What is Medicaid for children in Alabama? What is Alabama CHIP?

Children's Medicaid in Alabama: SOBRA Medicaid

SOBRA Medicaid provides health care coverage for pregnant women and children under age 19 who fall within certain income guidelines. These children may be living in one or two parent families. You may also apply for unrelated children as long as they are living in the home. Family planning (birth control) services are available for women between the ages of 19 and 44..."
*source: HealthInsurance.Alabama.Gov (Alabama Department of Insurance)

What is Alabama ALL Kids? ALL Kids is Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

"ALL Kids is a low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage program for children under age 19. Benefits include regular check-ups and immunizations, sick child doctor visits, prescriptions, vision and dental care, hospitalization, mental health and substance abuse services, and much more."

"ALL Kids covers eligible children that live in Alabama. Children must also:
be under age 19.
be a U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant.
not be covered under any health insurance*. not be a resident in an institution.
not be eligible for dependent coverage under state or public school employees’ insurance.
not be covered by or eligible for Medicaid.
source: Alabama Department of Public Health, Montgomery, AL 36104

Alabama Medicaid Benefits and Coverage: Medicaid Services


Medicaid Prescription Drugs; Preferred Drug List


Alabama Medicaid Dental Services; Dentist


Other Health Coverage Options in Alabama


Alabama Medicaid and Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Home Health Care


Alabama Medicare / Medicaid Dual Eligibles - Medicare Savings Program


Alabama Medicaid Waiver Programs

Medicaid Community Waivers in Alabama

"Individuals who are elderly and/or disabled may qualify for home and community based services through one of these waiver programs. These services are to protect the health, safety, and dignity of those individuals who are at risk of institutional care and will allow them to receive full Medicaid coverage in addition to the services provided by the specific waiver in the community setting. Individuals who are disabled may first apply for SSI or disability benefits through the Social Security Administration in order to determine if they meet disability requirements. Aged or disabled individuals must meet the specific eligibility requirements for each waiver listed below to receive the waiver services."
*source: Alabama Medicaid Agency, Montgomery, AL, 36104
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Report Medicaid Fraud in Alabama


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