Maryland Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income residents, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

Program NameMaryland Medicaid
Expanded MedicaidYes
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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Maryland Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Maryland, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 17 years of age or younger
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Ambulance servicesMedical day care services
Clinic servicesMedical equipment and supplies
Dental services and denturesMental health treatment
Diabetes care servicesPersonal care services
Eye glassesPharmacy services
Family planningPhysical therapy
Hearing aidsPhysician services
Home and community-based servicesPodiatry services
Home health agency servicesPrivate duty nursing
Hospice careSchool-based health services
Hospital servicesSubstance abuse treatment
Kidney dialysis servicesTransportation services
Laboratory and X-ray servicesVision care services


Some enrollees may have a copay for certain services. Members under age 21 and pregnant women do not have a copay.