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Who is eligible?

   Pregnant woman
   Dependent child under age 19
   Parent(s) (one or both) of the dependent
    child if one parent has left the home, cannot
    work due to sickness or disability, or has died
   Parents (both) living with the dependent
    child, if the parent who earned the most
    income in the last 24 months is unemployed
What are income and resource
requirements?

   If a parent is under the age 21 and lives with
    his/her parent(s), his/her parent’s income is
    considered in the Medicaid eligibility
    guidelines.
   Based on family size.
   For pregnant women, an additional family
    member is added for each unborn child.
Monthly Income Amounts for Families
    Size of Family             Monthly Income

          1                         $217

          2                         $267

          3                         $308

          4                         $383

          5                         $450

 For each additional family member add $60 to the
            monthly income amount.
Resources

   Checking and savings accounts
   Cash on hand
   Stocks
   Bonds
   CD’s
    Must not be more than $2,000 for a family size of
    one and $4,000 for a family size of two. Fifty dollars
    is added to the resource limit for each additional
    family member.
Resources (continued)

   Not considered in the Medicaid determination
    for pregnant women and children.
How can I apply?

Step 1:
  An application must be filed at your local
  Department for Community Based Services
  Office. Bring proof of the following:
How can I apply?

   Step 2:
    –   Social Security number
    –   Proof of Identity (driver’s license)
    –   Proof of citizenship (Birth certificate)
    –   Health Insurance
    –   Pregnant (statement from doctor)
    –   Non-pregnant parents should bring proof of
        resources
Medicaid

   For more information:
   http://chfs.ky.gov/dms/apply/htm

				
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