How Do I Apply For Medicaid?

When applying for Medicaid, you will need to speak to a representative at your local Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office. You must submit a signed application to DFCS.​

When you begin the application process, it will be useful to have these documents with you.  Having these documents prepared beforehand will allow the application process to move more quickly.

  • Proof of identity and citizenship (birth certificate or certified birth certificate)
  • Federal or state identification cards
  • Social Security Number
  • Payroll records or paycheck stubs for the last four weeks.
  • Proof of any income from such sources as Social Security, retirement, pensions, unemployment
  • Current health insurance information
  • Life insurance policies
  • Any recent bank statements
  • Documents showing any land you may own​​