Idaho Adult Disability
Medicaid covers adults with intellectual and development disabilities as well as adults with physical disabilities. Medicaid also covers elderly individuals who may need additional services to help them live as independently as possible. The goal of the Medicaid program is to get the right care at the right place at the right cost with the right outcomes. After Medicaid eligibility is determined, and individual will have an assessment regarding the level of care required to help meet individuals needs and care.
Overview of Medicaid Programs
Individuals who are elderly or live with a disability can be eligible for Medicaid coverage if they meet the following criteria:
Live in Idaho
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
Have a disability diagnosis under the Social Security Act (or)
Be over the age of 65 years
Meet certain income and resource guidelines
Those with Developmental Disabilities can receive services specific to their disability when they meet certain criteria.