Medicaid for Workers with Disabilities

The Medicaid for Workers with Disabilities program is designed to provide low-cost health care to those individuals who are still working but meet the income and resource guidelines for assistance. The program requires participants to pay a low monthly premium depending on their income for their health care while covering all basic and enhanced Medicaid approved healthcare needs.

Apply Online

  • Be prepared to provide this information with the application:
    • ID Card
    • Household Income
    • Housing Costs
    • Current Monthly Expenses
    • If applicable, Immigration Status

Apply over the Phone or In Person

  • Be prepared to provide this information with the application:
    • ID Card
    • Household Income
    • Housing Costs
    • Current Monthly Expenses
    • If applicable, Immigration Status

Apply by Mail, Email or Fax

  • Then Apply by either:
    •  Email: MyBenefits@dhw.idaho.gov
    •  Fax: 1-866-434-8278 (toll free)
    •  Mail: Self Reliance Programs, PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0026
  • Be prepared to provide this information with the application:
    • ID Card
    • Household Income
    • Housing Costs
    • Current Monthly Expenses
    • If applicable, Immigration Status

Eligibility

The Medicaid for Workers with Disabilities program is open to people who:

  • Live in Idaho
  • Have a disability (By Social Security Administration standards)
  • Are between 16 and 64 years of age
  • Have a job or are self-employed
  • Meet certain income and resource guidelines
  • 15% or more of income is from earned income
Maximum Monthly Income Limits
Medicaid for Workers with Disabilities
Gross Income for Aged or Disabled Adult Coverage
Household Size Disabled or over 65 Disabled or over 65 Needing Long-Term Care Disabled and Working
1 $803 $2,270 $5,080
2 (Adult Couple) $1,145 $4,520 $6,880

NOTE: A $20 standard income disregard is added to the income limits above.

Resource Limit
Single Couple
$10,000 $15,000

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