Medicaid provides medical
coverage for people who are unable to pay for their medical care and who have
income below the eligibility guidelines set by the State http://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/. Individuals
and families in receipt of Temporary Assistance may be eligible for Medicaid.
Individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically
eligible for Medicaid.
Applying for Medicaid through
the NY State of Health can be done by doing the following: