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Adult Buy-In

The Medicaid Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities (Adult Buy-In) will provide adults with disabilities, who earn too much income or have too many resources to qualify for Regular Medicaid, the opportunity to purchase Medicaid. Regular Medicaid benefits include, but are not limited to, office visits, hospitalizations, x-rays, home health services, durable medical equipment, and prescription medications. Clients will pay a monthly premium based on their income.

Click On The Links Below To Learn More 

Fact Sheet


Income Chart and Premium Guide


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 


Adult Buy-In Benefit Update - Effective December 1, 2012


PDF Presentation 


Audio Presentation


Medicaid Buy-In Program for Working Adults with Disabilities Manual - For eligibility staff seeking detailed eligibility information 




Any of the following applications may be used to request Medical Assistance through the Adult Buy-In program:


  • Application for Medical Assistance - use this application of you are requesting medical assistance only
  • Application for Public Benefits - use this application if you are requesting medical/food/cash assistance
  • Online application at - use this application if you would like to apply online for medical/food/cash assistance.


NOTE:  You may need to submit the Medicaid Disability Application/Release Form in order to complete the eligibility determination process for the Adult Buy-In program.  If you do not already have a disability determination through the Social Security Administration, you will need to submit the following forms with your application for Medical Assistance:



Outreach Materials:


To download and print the poster and/or brochure, click on the links below. If you would like to order any of the materials, please use the Adult Buy-In Materials Order Form.


English Brochure

English Poster 


Spanish Brochure Spanish Poster


For additional information, please email or call Customer Service at  1-800-221-3943.


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