Pregnant Woman Medically Needy

The Pregnant Woman Medically Needy covers pregnant women who don't meet the income limits for the Pregnant Woman Medical.

How to Qualify:

  • Your net income (after deductions such as a $90 work allowance and child care expenses have been taken out) must not be more than the Pregnant Woman program income limit.
  • If your income is above the income limit for the Pregnant Woman Medical you can spenddown or "buy" Medicaid coverage by paying cash or submitting medical bills that bring your income below the income limit.
  • Your child will get Medicaid for the first year under the Child 0-1 Medical program.