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What It Is

Medicaid is a state and federal program that provides health care for eligible low-income residents including children, families, pregnant women, the aged and the disabled.​ Applying for Medicaid is easy and can be done in-person, by phone, or online. 

Medicaid contracts with the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) to handle the application process. To apply, you can go to a DCBS office in the county where you live or call (855) 306-8959 toll-free. You also can apply online using kynect or with the help of a kynector. If you have any questions or would like to speak with someone, call DCBS at (855) 306-8959.