Wyoming Medicaid also called as “Equity care “is a healthcare program that is funded by the federal and the state government of Wyoming to provide health care services to low-income residents of Wyoming. The program provides health care to children, parents, individuals with disabilities and senior citizens.
The Medicaid program should follow federal requirements regarding who is covered and the services provided. Medicaid will be provided only to those individuals who meet the requirements set by the federal government. To be eligible for Medicaid, an individual should be a citizen of The United States, should be a resident of Wyoming his assets and his income should not exceed the Medicaid limit.
The Medicaid program is intended for people with low income and therefore the Wyoming Medicaid Financial Requirements must be met in order to avail the benefits of Medicaid. Generally, income requirement is specified as a percentage of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL). Income requirements for the four primary categories of residents of Wyoming are as follows:
Wyoming Medicaid Financial Requirements requires the children of age below five to meet an income that is less than or equal to 133 percent of FPL. Children between the ages 6 and 18 are expected to have an income that is less than or equal to 100 percent of FPL.
Financial Requirements for Pregnant Women in Wyoming
Pregnant Women in Wyoming are eligible for Medicaid care at incomes that are less than or equal to 133 percent of FPL.
Wyoming Medicaid Financial Requirement for an adult with a child below 19 years is expected to have an income that is 59 percent of the FPL.
Disabled and elderly people who get the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible for Medicaid. Wyoming Medicaid Financial Requirement requires individuals with disabilities, blind and aged to have an income that is less than or equal to 300 percent of the SSI payment standard for a single individual.