What do I need to apply for Medicaid through the Healthfirst Managed Care program?

  • Proof of age, such as your birth certificate;
  • Proof of United States citizenship or alien status;*
  • Recent paycheck stubs (if you are working);
  • Proof of income from any of the following:
    • Social Security
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Veterans’ Benefits (VA)
    • Retirement
  • Proof of where you live.  This can include any of the following:
    • Rent receipt
    • Landlord statement
    • Mortgage statement
    • Mail with your address on it
  • Health insurance benefit card or the policy (if you have any other health insurance).

* = Note: Medicaid may cover you, even if you have alien status. You must be pregnant, or need emergency treatment. This must be certified by a doctor. Other requirements may apply.