What is Medicaid Arkansas?
Medicaid Arkansas is a nation-wide health insurance scheme which aims to provide the residents of the state of Arkansas with medical benefits and protection. However, it targets certain vulnerable groups like children and the elderly to ensure that adequate medical protection is provided to these individuals.
The health insurance scheme is highly subsidized by the government and hence it is cheap and effective. Since it is a nation-wide scheme, Medicaid is available in all the states of the country, albeit with some slight modifications and the Arkansas chapter of it is known as Medicaid Arkansas.
Eligibility and qualification rules:
Enrolment in Medicaid is possible if you belong to any of the following groups:
These eligibility criteria take into account your income, grouping, property, taxation records, medical needs, age and so on. Each program offered by Medicaid Arkansas has its own rules and regulations and eligibility norms, and thus the qualification criteria cannot be established without taking into account the individual specifications. However broadly, the individual must be a:
There are certain other programs which do not offer full Medicaid benefits but partial services. Some of these are as follows:
These are only some of the many programs offered by Medicaid Arkansas, and care should be taken to know enough about the various qualification guidelines for these programs.