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Medicaid

Medicaid

Requirements for Eligibility

In California, the Medicaid program is known as Medi-Cal. This is a program that assists low income families and individuals as well as seniors, people with disabilities, foster care, and pregnant women with medically necessary procedures, treatment and services. To be eligible for Medicaid services you must meet the following requirements:

  • Live in California
  • Be in the U.S. legally or be a citizen
  • Meet the income requirements as well as the age requirements for the particular California Medicaid Programs
  • In some cases you must meet medical criteria

The process of filing for Medicaid can be extremely complicated. It will be to your benefit to have an experienced lawyer to help you through this process. We will be by your side from start to finish ensuring that you have met all eligibility requirements and that your applications have been done properly the first time.

Medicaid is generally reserved for low-income families that are living below or just above the state poverty level. As such, you may be required to verify your income, as well as any health issues you may have (pregnant women applying for Medicaid must have their pregnancy verified by a doctor). If at some point in the future your income goes up, you may lose your Medicaid benefits. It is beneficial for an attorney to help you with your application to ensure that all parts are done correctly and most beneficially for you.

Assistance from a Sacramento Social Security Disability Lawyer

When it comes to handling Social Security Disability cases, Disability Actions Advocates have the experience you are looking for. We have been helping our clients with their Social Security Disability cases for 20 years, and have won thousands of cases for our clients. From Medicare to Medicaid, to Supplemental Security Income (SSI), we understand the process of applying for government-funded benefits, and we can help you through, from the original application, through the appeals process and more.