Medicaid for Children, Parents and Other Caretakers

How to Qualify: Children
  • Children must be under age 19 and live in Alabama
  • Chldren may be living in one or two parent families
  • The income of all people included in the "family size" is counted
  • The income of the legal parent (including adoptive parent) and step-parent to the child(ren) is counted if they are included in the child(ren)'s family size
  • If the child does not qualify for Medicaid due to income, the application will be processed for the ALL Kids program.
  • Children must be a US citizen or be in satisfactory immigration status according to agency rules
How to Qualify: Parents and Other Caretakers
  • Applicant must have a child under the age of 19 who is a close relative and who lives in the home
  • Applicant must be a resident of Alabama, and a U.S. citizen or be in satisfactory immigration status according to agency rules
  • Assign all medical insurance or medical support benefits to the State
  • Report household changes, such as: address changes, birth, pregnancy, someone moving in or out of your home, adoption, or change in income. NOTE: New income must be reported within 10 days of the day the applicant/recipient receives his/her first paycheck.
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