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How To Apply For Medicaid

Watch more Aging & Health videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Apply for Medicaid with these basic easy-to-follow instructions. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Locate your Medicaid office Find your local Medicaid office by searching on the internet or by calling Medicare at 1-800-633-4227, and make an appointment. Tip Not everyone qualifies for Medicaid. Make sure to clearly explain your situation when making an appointment. Step 2: Bring the necessary paperwork Bring your identification, Social Security card, proof of address, proof of income and bank statements, and medical bills to your appointment. Tip Each state's eligibility requirements and application processes vary, so make sure you ask if there are state-specific things you should bring to your appointment. Step 3: Fill out application Fill out the Medicaid application. You may have to fill it out in the office, although some states also let you apply on the internet, by telephone, or in person at other locations. Step 4: Get interviewed Attend your appointment and answer all questions honestly and to the best of your knowledge. Be prepared to answer financial questions. Step 5: Wait for the decision Wait for a decision, which you will receive in the mail. If you've been granted Medicaid, your coverage may apply retroactively to three months prior to your application. You're on your way to better health! Did You Know? Did you know? More than 45 million Americans under the age of 65 were without health insurance in 2007.
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