Medicaid Application Instructions

Applying for Medicaid in Idaho is easy. You can use any of the following methods.

1- Apply online: You can easily apply online for Medicaid in Idaho. Visit idalink portal by visiting this link. Fill the online application after you have created your account.

2- Apply through the printable application (mail): You can apply by downloading the printable application from this link. You can download the application in English as well in Spanish.

3- Apply in person: Although it's easy to apply online in Idaho, you may want to apply in person. To do so, you can visit your local Medicaid office. Visit this page to visit a local office close to your residence.

4- Apply via telephone: Finally, you can also apply for Medicaid in Idaho via telephone. Dial 1-877-456-1233 and follow instructions to fill an application via phone.

Eligibility Requirements

If you are living in Idaho, you can qualify for Medicaid benefits. Apart from being a resident, you need to prove that you are in need of health care and insurance services.

You will usually qualify for Medicaid in Idaho if you fall into one of the following criteria.

- Pregnant woman

- Parent or a caretaker of a child under 19 years of age

- Blind

- Disabled

- A household with a disabled person

- Elderly (65 years of age and above)

Income eligibility

Here are income guidelines for Medicaid in Idaho. You will need to meet these guidelines according to the size of your household.

Household members: Income limit

1 $15,800

2 $21,307

3 $26,813

4 $32,319

5 $37,825

6 $43,331

7 $48,851

8 $54,384

If your household consists of more than eight people, you will need to add $5,533 for each additional person.