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Medicaid Application by State

We are going to finish our series on Medicaid by providing a comprehensive list that outlines where to find a Medicaid application. The listing includes the organization’s name, street address, telephone numbers, as well as website addresses.

Medicaid is jointly funded by federal and state governments, but the program is administered through state agencies. This listing includes all 50 health services agencies located in the United States, so it’s possible to find state-specific applications.

Applying for Medicaid

As a reminder, Medicaid is different than Medicare, which provides qualifying individuals with health and hospital insurance. These programs are commonly referred to as Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, as well as Medicare Part D, which is a prescription service. Medicaid is a program that helps five broadly defined groups including children, pregnant women, adults with dependent children, people with disabilities, and individuals age 65 and older.

Medicaid eligibility is determined by each state, using guidance provided by the federal government. Generally, the program is reserved for America’s poorest individuals. Eligibility is usually determined by each state, using a combination of income and assets.

Medicaid Contact Information

Below we’ve provided an up-to-date list of Medicaid contacts throughout the United States (as of October 2020). The majority of these sites are related to the health care departments and agencies within each state that provide a wide range of benefits and services to its residents.

The contact information includes the name of the department or agency responsible for administering the state’s Medicaid program, local mailing address, toll free telephone number and links to their website. These websites will provide the specific eligibility rules or requirements for each state, as well as any application forms needed when applying for Medicaid.

Alaska

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services 350 Main Street, Room 404 PO Box 110601 Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601 Phone: (907) 465-3030 Website: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Alabama

Medicaid Agency of Alabama 501 Dexter Avenue P.O. Box 5624 Montgomery, AL 36103-5624 Toll-Free: 1-800-688-7989 Website: Medicaid Agency of Alabama

Arkansas

Department of Human Services of Arkansas P.O. Box 1437, Slot 1100 Donaghey Plaza South Little Rock, AR 72203-1437 Toll-Free: 1-800-707-3854 Website: Department of Human Services of Arkansas

Arizona

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment 801 E. Jefferson Phoenix, AZ 85034 Toll-Free: 1-800- 654-8713 Website: Health Care Cost Containment of Arizona

California

California Department of Health Services P.O. Box 942732 Sacramento, CA 94234-7320 Toll-Free: 1-800-735-2922 Website: California Department of Health Services

Colorado

Department of Health Care Policy and Financing of Colorado 1570 Grant Street Denver, CO 80203-1818 Toll-Free: 1-800-221-3943 Website: Department of Health Care Policy and Financing of Colorado

Connecticut

Department of Social Services of Connecticut 25 Sigourney Street Hartford, CT 06106-5033 Toll-Free: 1-800-842-1508 Website: Department of Social Services of Connecticut

District of Columbia

DC Healthy Family 825 North Capitol Street, NE 5th Floor Washington, DC 20002 Local: 1-202-442-5999 Website: DC Healthy Family

Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services 1901 N. DuPont Highway P.O. Box 906, Lewis Bldg. New Castle, DE 19720 Toll-Free: 1-800-372-2022 Website: Delaware Health and Social Services

Florida

Florida Health Finder P.O. Box 13000 Tallahassee, FL 32317-3000 Toll-Free: 1-888-419-3456 Website: Florida Health Finder

Georgia

Georgia Department of Community Health 2 Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30303 Local: 1-404-656-4507 Website: Georgia Department of Community Health

Hawaii

Department of Human Services of Hawaii P.O. Box 339 Honolulu, HI 96809 Local: 1-808-587-3521 Website: Department of Human Services of Hawaii

Iowa

Department of Human Services of Iowa Hoover State Office Building 5th Floor Des Moines, IA 50319-0114 Toll-Free: 1-800-338-8366 Website: Department of Human Services of Iowa

Idaho

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare 450 West State Street Boise, ID 83720-0036 Toll-Free: 1-800-685-3757 Website: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Illinois

Department of Healthcare and Family Services 201 South Grand Avenue, East Springfield, IL 62763 Local: 1-217-782-1200 Website: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Indiana

Family and Social Services Administration of Indiana 402 W. Washington Street P.O. Box 7083 Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083 Toll-Free: 1-800-889-9949 Website: Family and Social Services Administration of Indiana

Kansas

Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services of Kansas 915 SW Harrison Street Topeka, KS 66612 Toll-Free: 1-888-369-4777 Website: Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services of Kansas

Kentucky

Cabinet for Health Services of Kentucky P.O. Box 2110 Frankfort, KY 40602-2110 Toll-Free: 1-800-635-2570 Website: Cabinet for Health Services of Kentucky

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital P.O. Box 91278 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9278 Local: 1-225-342-9500 Website: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital

Massachusetts

Office of Health and Human Services of Massachusetts 600 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111 Toll-Free: 1-800-841-2900 Website: Office of Health and Human Services of Massachusetts

Maryland

Maryland Health Connection P.O. Box 17259 Baltimore, MD 21203-7259 Toll-Free: 1-800-492-5231 Website: Maryland Health Connection

Maine

Maine Department of Health and Human Services 442 Civic Center Drive 11 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0011 Toll-Free: 1-800-977-6740 Website: Maine Department of Health and Human Services

Michigan

Michigan Department Community Health Sixth Floor, Lewis Cass Building 320 South Walnut Street Lansing, MI 48913 Local: 1-517-373-3740 Website: Michigan Department Community Health

Minnesota

Department of Human Services of Minnesota 444 Lafayette Road North St. Paul, MN 55155 Toll-Free: 1-800-333-2433 Website: Department of Human Services of Minnesota

Missouri

Department of Social Services of Missouri 221 West High Street P.O. Box 1527 Jefferson City, MO 65102-1527 Toll-Free: 1-800-392-2161 Website: Department of Social Services of Missouri

Mississippi

Mississippi Division of Medicare 239 North Lamar Street, Suite 801 Robert E. Lee Bldg. Jackson, MS 39201-1399 Toll-Free: 1-800-421-2408 Website: Mississippi Division of Medicare

Montana

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services-Division of Child and Adult Health Resources 1400 Broadway, Cogswell Building P.O. Box 8005 Helena, MT 59604-8005 Toll-Free: 1-800-362-8312 Website: Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System P.O. Box 95044 Lincoln, NE 68509-5044 Toll-Free: 1-800-430-3244 Website: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services 129 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301-3857 Toll-Free: 1-800-852-3345 Website: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

New Jersey

Department of Human Services of New Jersey Quakerbridge Plaza, Building 7 P.O. Box 712 Trenton, NJ 08625-0712 Toll-Free: 1-800-356-1561 Website: Department of Human Services of New Jersey

New Mexico

Department of Human Services of New Mexico P.O. Box 2348 Sante Fe, NM 87504-2348 Toll-Free: 1-888-997-2583 Website: Department of Human Services of New Mexico

New York

New York State Department of Health Office of Medicaid Management Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Building Albany, NY 12237 Toll-Free: 1-800-541-2831 Website: New York State Department of Health

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Medical Assistance 2501 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2501 Toll-Free: 1-800-662-7030 Website: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

North Dakota

Dept of Human Services of North Dakota – Medical Services 600 E. Boulevard Avenue Bismarck, ND 58505-0250 Toll-Free: 1-800-755-2604 Website: Dept of Human Services of North Dakota

Nevada

Nevada Department of Human Resources, Aging Division 1100 East William Street Suite 101 Carson City, NV 89701 Local: 1-775-684-7200 Website: Nevada Department of Human Resources, Aging Division

Ohio

Department of Job and Family Services of Ohio – Ohio Health Plans 30 East Broad Street 31st Floor Columbus, OH 43215-3414 Toll-Free: 1-800-324-8680 Website: Department of Job and Family Services of Ohio – Ohio Health Plans

Oklahoma

Health Care Authority of Oklahoma 4545 N. Lincoln Boulevard Suite 124 Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Toll-Free: 1-800-522-0310 Website: Health Care Authority of Oklahoma

Oregon

Oregon Department of Human Services 500 Summer Street, NE 3rd Floor Salem, OR 94310-1014 Toll-Free: 1-800-527-5772 Website: Oregon Department of Human Services

Pennsylvania

Department of Public Welfare of Pennsylvania Health and Welfare Building, Rm 515 P.O. Box 2675 Harrisburg, PA 17105 Toll-Free: 1-800-692-7462 Website: Department of Public Welfare of Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Department of Human Services of Rhode Island Louis Pasteur Building 600 New London Avenue Cranston, RI 02921 Toll-Free: 1-800-984-8989 Website: Department of Human Services of Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services P.O. Box 8206 Columbia, SC 29202-8206 Local: 1-803-898-2500 Website: South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

South Dakota

Department of Social Services of South Dakota 700 Governors Drive Richard F Kneip Bldg, Pierre, SD 57501 Toll-Free: 1-800-452-7691 Website: Department of Social Services of South Dakota

Tennessee

Bureau of TennCare 310 Great Circle Rd. Nashville, TN 37243 Toll-Free: 1-866-311-4287 Website: Bureau of TennCare

Texas

Health and Human Services Commission of Texas 4900 N. Lamar Boulevard 4th Floor Austin, TX 78701 Toll-Free: 1-888-834-7406 Website: Health and Human Services Commission of Texas

Utah

Utah Department of Health 288 North 1460 West P.O. Box 143101 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3101 Toll-Free: 1-800-662-9651 Website: Utah Department of Health

Virginia

Department of Medical Assistance Services 600 East Broad Street Suite 1300 Richmond, VA 23219 Toll-Free: 1-800-552-8627 Website: Department of Medical Assistance Services

Vermont

Agency of Human Services of Vermont 103 South Main Street Waterbury, VT 05676-1201 Toll-Free: 1-800-250-8427 Website: Agency of Human Services of Vermont

Washington

Department of Social and Health Services of Washington P.O. Box 45505 Olympia, WA 98504-5505 Toll-Free: 1-800-562-3022 Website: Department of Social and Health Services of Washington

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services 1 West Wilson Street P.O. Box 309 Madison, WI 53701-0309 Toll-Free: 1-800-362-3002 Website: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources 350 Capitol Street Room 251 Charleston, WV 25301-3709 Local: 1-304-558-1700 Website: West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Health 147 Hathaway Building Cheyenne, WY 82002 Local: 1-307-777-7531 Website: Wyoming Department of Health


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