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 Seniors Age 65 and Older

You may be eligible for Medicaid based on being age 65 or older if you meet Medicaid eligibility requirements and financial criteria for individuals who are age 65 or older.

Medicaid eligibility requirements and financial criteria for individuals who are applying based on being age 65 or older 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 for Medicaid in the following ways: 

If you are disabled or over age 65 and receive Supplemental Security Income (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​.​​