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Medicaid Income Limits in Georgia in 2024

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA24 Jan 2024
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The income limits for Medicaid in Georgia vary based on household size and the specific Medicaid category, with different thresholds for families, pregnant women, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities. For a single individual, the income limit can range from $317 per month for the Medically Needy Program up to $2,742 per month for specific services like nursing home care. A family of four's income limit can span from $442 per month for the Medically Needy Program to $6,175 per month for the PeachCare for Kids® program.

Two Main Categories of Medicaid Eligibility

Eligibility for Medicaid in Georgia can generally be divided into two main categories, each with distinct criteria:

  1. Families, Children, and Pregnant Women: This category includes children under different age brackets, pregnant women, parent/caretaker relatives with children under the age of 19, and some individuals in need of family planning services.
  2. Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) Individuals: Older adults over the age of 65, individuals who are blind or have other disabilities, and those who require long-term care like nursing homes or community care services fall under ABD Medicaid.

Basic Eligibility For GA Medicaid

You must be a Georgia resident and meet at least one of the criteria below:

  • Have income lower than the limits
  • You are pregnant.
  • You are a child or teenager under age 19
  • You are legally blind
  • You have a disability
  • You need nursing home care
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Khang T. Vuong, MHA

Khang T. Vuong received his Master of Healthcare Administration from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. He was named Forbes Healthcare 2021 30 under 30. Vuong spoke at Stanford Medicine X, HIMSS conference, and served as a Fellow at the Bon Secours Health System.

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