Medicaid for Pregnant Women

This program provides pregnant women health services throughout their pregnancy and 60 days during their post-partum period. This type of coverage covers pregnancy related services. This coverage is not considered to be Minimum Essential coverage (as defined by the Affordable Care Act). Participants of this program may be eligible for other types of health coverage assistance at the same time as they are receiving these Medicaid services.

Apply Online

  • Apply: Online using idalink
  • 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

In order to be eligible for Medicaid for Pregnant Women, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Live in Idaho
  • Be Pregnant
  • Meet certain income guidelines
  • Be a US Citizen or an eligible non-citizen
Maximum Monthly Income Limits
MAGI Medicaid
Gross Income for Adult Coverage
Household size Pregnant*
2 $1,825
3 $2,304
4 $2,782
5 $3,261
6 $3,740
7 $4,219
8 $4,698
Each additional member (+)$463
*The unborn child counts as part of the household size.

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