Delaware Medicaid provides medical assistance to eligible Delaware low-income families and to eligible aged, blind, and/or disabled people whose income is insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services.
|Program Name||Delaware Medicaid|
|Appeal a Denial||(302) 255-9500|
|Find a Local Office||Office Locations|
To be eligible for Delaware Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Delaware, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.
You must also be one of the following:*
- Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
- Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
- Be 65 years of age or older
* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.
Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
|Household Size*||Maximum Income Level (Per Year)|
*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.
Available Services Include:
|Dental care (up to age 21)||Medical transportation services|
|Doctor visits||Mental health services|
|Home health care||Physical therapy|
|Inpatient and outpatient hospital care||Routine shots for children|
|Lab tests||Substance abuse services|
|Medical equipment and supplies||X-rays|
In Delaware, parents have a $15 per month cap on out-of-pocket expenses from copayments.
|Generic Drug||Preferred Brand Name Drug||Non-Preferred Brand Name Drug|
|$.50 – $3.00||$.50 – $3.00||$.50 – $3.00|
Copays are not charged for the following:
- Low-income children
- Pregnancy-related care
- Smoking cessation services