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Medicare-Medicaid General Information

The following questions have been the most frequently received from the general public into the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office e-mail box. By publishing this information on our website, we hope to provide Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and providers with the answers to their questions quickly and easily.

Apply for Medicaid

Q1. I need help in applying for Medicaid. I am not sure if I qualify and would like to find out more information. 

A1.Please contact your State Medicaid Office to find out how to apply for Medicaid. 

NOTE: Medicaid programs vary by state.  

Moving? Take Your Benefits with You

Q2. I am moving next month to a different state and wanted to know if I could transfer my Medicaid benefits. What do I need to do to find out more?

A2. Medicaid programs are different in every state. If you're moving, contact the state you plan to live in  to find out your benefit options. 

Additional Information

Get Help Paying Your Medical and Drug Costs

Medicare-Medicaid Enrollee Categories

Other Programs That Can Help

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP): This program may help you with general questions related to Medicare.  

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP): This program from the US Department of Agriculture can help put healthy food on your table.