Medicaid & Dr. Dynasaur

Offered by the State of Vermont's Green Mountain Care program, Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur are part of a family of low-cost and free health coverage programs for Vermonters. For Medicaid for Children & Adults (MCA), you can apply online or by phone through Vermont Health Connect. Eligibility for MCA is based on family size and household income -- additional resources are not considered. For Medicaid for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MABD), you can apply through a paper application that is available online. Eligibility for MABD does consider other resources in addition to income. 

Medicaid for Children & Adults (MCA)

Medicaid

Free health coverage for individuals:

  • Is age 19 or older and under age 65
  • Is not entitled to or enrolled in Medicare Part A and/or enrolled in Part B
  • Has household income that is at or below 133% Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Who has a dependent child under the age of 18 or 18 and a fulltime high school student and expects to complete school before reaching age 19
  • Already have Medicaid? Call Vermont Health Connect toll free at 1-855-899-9600.
  • Don’t have an account with Vermont Health Connect? Sign up today.

Dr. Dynasaur

Low-cost or free health coverage for:

  • Children under the age of 19
  • Pregnant women with income below 208% FPL
  • Has household income below 312% FPL
  • Dr. Dynasaur is free for pregnant woman with qualifying household incomes.
  • Depending on household income and family size, Dr. Dynasaur for children under 19 may have a monthly premium (see chart below).
  • View the Health Care Programs Handbook for information on co-pays and other information, or see the Green Mountain Care site for other resources including physician comparison tools.
  • Already have Dr. Dynasaur? Call Vermont Health Connect toll free at 1-855-899-9600.
  • Don’t have an account with Vermont Health Connect? Sign up today.