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Adult Medicaid

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Adult Medicaid

Yesenia Mendez
Adult Medicaid Supervisor

What is Adult Medicaid?

Medicaid is a health insurance program for those whose income is below amounts set by the federal and state government. Eligibility varies by age, income and disability.


Medicaid Aid: MQB-Q

This program is a supplement to Medicare and only pays the Medicare premiums, copayments and deductibles.


This program pays your Medicare part B premium only. You must be eligible for  free part A Medicare.

Health Coverage for Workers with Disabilities

Provides an incentive for persons under age 65 with disabilities to work or increase their hours of work, while protecting their Medicaid eligibility. Greater income and resource limits.

Community Alternatives Program

Provides an alternative to nursing home care for those at risk of long-term care placement.

State/County Special Assistance

Provides financial assistance to people age 18 and older living in Adult Care Homes. Eligibility is based on income, assets, and placement in a licensed Adult Care Home.

Special Assistance in Home

Provides an alternative to Adult Care Home placement for those needing assistance to live safely in their home.

Long-Term Care Medicaid

Medicaid will pay for medically necessary nursing home care for a Medicaid-eligible individual who is either a patient in a nursing home or in an Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded.


PACE@Home of Newton allows individuals in need of skilled nursing home care to remain in their home or community setting. PACE@Home is a voluntary, medical/socialbased model of care for those who are eligible. For more information about PACE, 828-468- 3980 or email

Am I Eligible?

Eligibility is based on resources and income guidelines.

Applying for Medicaid

If you or someone you know is interested in this program, please call us at 828-632-1080 or visit the office at 604 7th St SW, Taylorsville.