Medicaid (RSM) for Pregnant Women pays for medical care for pregnant women, including labor and delivery, for up to 60 days after giving birth. Pregnant women who qualify are entitled to the full-range of Medicaid covered services including physicians' visits, prescription medicines, and inpatient and outpatient hospital services. Effective January 1, 2014, the program uses 220 percent of the federal poverty level as the ceiling for eligibility for pregnant women.
Medicaid for Children Under 19 pays for medical care for children ages 0 through the month of the 19th birthday. These children may qualify at various income levels depending on age, family size, and income. Children who qualify are entitled to the full-range of Medicaid covered services including doctors’ visits, health checkups, immunizations, dental and vision care.
Medicaid for Parent/Caretaker with Children provides Medicaid benefits for eligible children under age 19, and the eligible adults, who meet tax filer or non tax filer status for the children and are within certain income limits