Medicaid for Low Income Families


Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals must meet certain income and other requirements.
Contact Information
Alabama Medicaid Agency
PO Box 5624
Montgomery, AL 36103-5624
1-(800) 362-1504 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
To be eligible for MLIF, you must: Have a child under the age of 19 who is a close relative and who lives in the home Be a resident of Alabama Be a U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant Sign over any medical insurance or medical support benefits to the state Provide proof of family's income Report family income, relationship, and other eligibility information to Medicaid within 10 days Cooperate in obtaining medical support payments *NOTE: Cooperation with the Department of Human Resources in Medical Support Enforcement activities, including establishing paternity, to obtain Third Party Medical Liability Insurance from an absent parent, is necessary, unless a good reason for not cooperating is determined. If the grantee relative (adult related to the children) does not cooperate or have a good reason for not cooperating, the adult members of the family cannot get Medicaid, unless the grantee relative is a pregnant woman.
Other Information:
Some of the MLIF benefits include: Regular check-ups and immunizations Sick child doctor and nurse visits Prescriptions Dental and vision services Hospital services Mental health/substance abuse services Birth control Some Medicaid coverage may begin as early as 3 months before the date of application if medical services were Medicaid covered services and all eligibility requirements were met. Cost to the parent: For MLIF there may be small co-pays, however, there are no co-pays for children under 18 years of age, pregnant women, or those receiving birth control (family planning) services.