What do I need to apply?
  • Any bank books and insurance policies that you may have
  • Insurance benefit card or the policy (if you have any other health insurance)
  • Medicare Benefit Card
  • Proof of citizenship or alien status*
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of where you live, like a rent receipt or landlord statement
  • Proof of your income from sources like Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veteran's Benefits (VA), retirement
  • Recent paycheck stubs (if you are working)
  • Social Security numbers for applying household members

*Medicaid coverage is available, regardless of alien status if you are pregnant or require treatment for an emergency medical condition. A doctor must certify that you are pregnant or had an emergency and you must meet all other eligibility requirements. For more information please call 315-366-2211.

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1. Who is eligible for medical assistance (Medicaid)?
2. What medical services are paid for by Medicaid in New York State?
3. Is Medicaid Managed Care available in Madison County?
4. How can I apply for Medicaid?
5. What do I need to apply?
6. Am I eligible for Medicaid?
7. What is Transitional Medical Assistance?
8. What is Spend Down/Provisional Medicaid?
9. Are there co-pays for this program?