Health Coverage Options

Medicaid
Medicaid provides health coverage for eligible, low income populations in Mississippi. These populations include children, low-income families, pregnant women, the aged and disabled. Eligible members do not directly receive money from Medicaid for health benefits. Eligibility is determined based on your household size and income level on the Modified Adjusted Gross Income scale (See pictured below).


CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
CHIP provides insurance coverage for uninsured children up to age 19 whose family income does not exceed 209% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Families may earn up to 209% of the federal poverty level and be eligible for CHIP. A child must be determined ineligible for Medicaid before eligibility for CHIP can be considered. Children with current health insurance coverage at the time of application are not eligible for CHIP.


Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Scale

*effective March 1, 2016

Medicaid for Infants from Birth to Age 1  |  194% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$1,921

$2,590

$3,260

$3,929

$4,598

$5,268

$5,939

$6,611

*For more than eight members add $673 for each additional person

Medicaid for Children Age 1-6  |  143% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$1,416

$1,910

$2,403

$2,896

$3,390

$3,883

$4,377

$4,873

*For more than eight members add $496 for each additional person         

Medicaid for Children Age 6-19  |  133% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$1,317

$1,776

$2,235

$2,694

$3,153

$3,611

$4,071

$4,532

*For more than eight members add $462 for each additional person

Parents and Caretaker Relatives with Dependent Children Under Age 18

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$227

$306

$384

$462

$541

$619

$697

$775

*For more than eight members, add $78 for each additional person.

Pregnant Women (any age) and Family Planning Waiver (13-44 years old)  |  194% FPL

Family size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$1,921

$2,590

$3,260

$3,929

$4,598

$5,268

$5,939

$6,611

*For more than eight members add $673 for each additional person

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Uninsured Children up to Age 19  |  209% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$2,070

$2,791

$3,512

$4,233

$4,954

$5675

$6,398

$7,122

*For more than eight members add $725 for each additional person

5% FPL disregard applied to gross income exceeding the applicable limit

Marketplace 100% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$990

$1,335

$1,680

$2,025

$2,370

$2,715

$3,061

$3,408

*For more than eight members add $346.67 for each additional person

Marketplace 250% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$2,475

$3,337.50

$4,200

$5,062.50

$5,925

$6,787.50

$7,652

$8,518.75

*For more than eight members add $346.67 for each additional person

Marketplace 400% FPL

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Monthly Income

$3,960

$5,340

$6,720

$8,100

$9,480

$10,860

$12,243.25

$13,630

*For more than eight members add $346.67 for each additional person