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     People with Disabilities

    If you receive Social Se​curity Disability Insurance (SSDI) and qualify for Medicare but are in the 24-month waiting period for Medicare:

    You may be eligible for Medicaid through Maryland Health Connection while you are waiting to receive Medicare if you meet certain Medicaid eligibility requirements and income limits. The best way to know if you are eligible for Medicaid is to apply.

    You can apply in the following ways:

    If you are disabled and currently receive Medicare:

    You may be eligible for Medicaid based on being disabled if you meet certain Medicaid eligibility requirements and financial criteria for disabled individuals. Medicaid eligibility requirements and financial criteria for individuals who are applying based on being disabled are different than those used in Maryland Health Connection; therefore, you should apply for Medicaid through your local department of social services.  

    You can apply in the following ways:

    Application for Assistance (9701)

    Application for Assistance (9701) Spanish

    ​​​If you are disabled and emplo​yed:

    You may be eligible for the Employed Individuals with Disabilities​​ (EID) Program if you are between the ages of 18 to 64, are a citizen or qualified non-citizen, are employed, and meet program income limits.

    If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration:

    You are automatically eligible for Medicaid

    If you are disabled or over age 65 and receive SSI as well as Medicare:

    You are entitled to full Medicaid benefits, which are provided as a wrap-around to Medicare once Medicare coverage begins. You may also be eligible for assistance with Medicare premiums, co-pays, and deductibles through the Medicare Savings Program​.​​