Medicaid is a health insurance program for low-income individuals and families who cannot afford health care costs. Medicaid serves low-income parents, children, seniors, and people with disabilities. There are different types of coverage for people with different needs.
To be eligible for Medicaid, you must also:
Be a U.S. citizen or provide proof of eligible immigration status. Individuals only applying for emergency services are not required to provide documentation of immigration status.
Live in North Carolina, and provide proof of residency.
Have a Social Security number or have applied for one.