What is Medicaid?
Medicaid covers the costs of medical treatments and appointments for low-income people. Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is on Medicaid and receive financial help from the government for their illnesses and disabilities.
Medicaid focuses on helping:
- low-income children
- pregnant women
- adults without dependent children
- the elderly
- the permanently disabled
If you fall under a certain income level and have few personal assets you are eligible for Medicaid and can apply today.
There are three ways to apply for Medicaid.
- Apply with your MyAlaska account. Go to this website to start!
- Print this application and fax or mail it to your local Department of Public Assistance.
- Visit your local Department of Public Assistance and fill out the application in person.