There are many ways to apply:
You may be eligible if you are:
Some individuals have their income and resources taken into account when they apply for Medicaid. Some resources are not counted, such as:
For income guidelines, see the following chart:
Enable accounts offer checking, savings, and investment accounts for people who are blind or have a disability who became blind or disabled before age 26. These accounts give participants the ability to save money without it affecting their benefits (up to $100,000).
For more information, see our list of covered services:
The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, is an expansion of Medicaid for certain children who are without other health insurance and who do not qualify for Medicaid. It provides the same services covered under Medicaid in Nebraska.
CHIP has several benefits, namely:
The 599 CHIP program is designed for unborn children of pregnant women who are otherwise ineligible for coverage under Medicaid or CHIP.
For more information, see our 599 CHIP one-pager.
If you are determined ineligible for Medicaid, your application is sent to the Federal Marketplace (healthcare.gov). The Marketplace can assist you with private insurance coverage.