NC Medicaid

Medicaid or Health Choice may be available to people who are:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Blind or disabled
  • Infants and children under the age of 21
  • Low-income individuals and families
  • In need of long-term care
  • Receiving Medicare

 You also must:

  • Be a US citizen or provide proof of eligible immigration status (individuals only applying for emergency services are not required to provide documentation of immigration status)
  • Live in North Carolina, and provide proof of residency
  • Have a Social Security number or have applied for one

 You are automatically eligible for Medicaid if you receive any of the following:

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Work First Cash Assistance
  • State/County Special Assistance for the Aged or Disabled

For more Information and eligibility requirements please visit the NC Medicaid Website.