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Medicaid for Home Care in Mississippi

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Mississippi

To get reimbursements against Mississippi Medicaid claims, the caregiver agency needs to be certified as HHA (Home Health Agency). The regulations can be different for different states, and the service providers need to check their compliance by going through the information provided by the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM)


Mississippi offers Medicaid programs that are jointly funded by the state and federal governments to provide health care coverage for seniors, pregnant women, parents, children, disabled people, and caregivers.

Medicaid Programs:

  • Assisted Living (AL) Waiver
  • Independent Living (IL) Waiver
  • Elderly and Disabled (E&D) Waiver
  • Mississippi Coordinated Access Network

Income Requirements:

  • For pregnant women, income up to 194% of the FPL ($2,626 a month) for a family of two
  • For infants up to age 1, household income up to 194% of the FPL ($2,626 per month) for a family of two
  • For children from 1 to 5 years, income up to 143% of the FPL ($1,936 per month) for a family of two
  • For Children from 6 to 18 years, income up to 133% of the FPL ($1,800 per month) for a family of two
  • For parents or relatives caring for dependent children, household income up to $227 per month for one person and $78 for an additional member
  • For working disabled people, up to 200% of the FPL ($32,724 per year) for two persons. For meeting an asset test: $4,000 for one person and $6,000 for two-person

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid in Mississippi is not complex, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting medicaid.ms.gov or at HealthCare.gov.

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