How Do I Apply for Medicaid?
Medicaid is a program that provides health care services to individuals who meet the requirements for income, resources, and citizenship. Cooperation with Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Child Support Services is a requirement of receiving certain types of Medicaid. Individuals may apply for Medicaid at any local Division of Family and Children Services office, by mail or by telephone (1.877.423.4746).
Complete and Submit an Application
Download the application:
Self-service application options
- Georgia Gateway at https://gateway.ga.gov/ to apply for benefits
- Customer Contact Toll-Free: (877) 423-4746
An application is considered filed when it has the name of the head of household, address, date, and signature of the head of household or another household member, and is received by the DFCS.
Medicaid Benefit Renewal
All benefits recipients are required to undergo periodic review of continued program eligibility. A renewal form and any required accompanying verification can be submitted in Georgia Gateway or by using Form 508 – the FOOD STAMP/MEDICAID/TANF Renewal Form.