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Categorically eligible

Some groups of people are categorically eligible for Medicaid. That means they are in a category that may make them able to get Medicaid. These groups include families with children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. This only means that you may be able to get Medicaid -- not that you automatically get it. But you cannot make more than a set amount of money a year to qualify for Medicaid -- up to 138% of the federal poverty level in some states. 


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