Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

  • be a resident of Maryland​​

  • be a U.S. Citizen or non-citizen who meets immigr​ation status requirements​​

  • Provide​​ a Social Security Number (if you have one and are applying for coverage for yourself). 

  • Meet financial requirements

    • Income limits.  Medicaid income limits and rules vary for different groups of individuals and household sizes.

      • ​​​​​​​​​​​Income limits for children, parents and caretaker relatives, adults ages 19-64, and pregnant women.

      • ​​Income limits​ for aged, blind or disabled individuals and for the Medicare Savings Program.

    • ​​​​​​Asset limits.  Only applies to certain groups including individuals who need long term care or are applying based on being  aged, blind or disabled

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Medical Eligibility.  Only applies to certain Medicaid programs, such as Long Term Care and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers.​