Medicaid & Dr. Dynasaur

Medicaid for Children & Adults (MCA)

Medicaid for Children & Adults (MCA) is free or low-cost health coverage (this includes Dr. Dynasaur). Eligibility for MCA is based on family size and household income.

Medicaid for Adults

You may be eligible for Medicaid for adults if you are:

  • Under age 65
  • Not entitled to, or enrolled in Medicare Part A and/or enrolled in Medicare Part B
  • Have household income that is at or below 133% Federal Poverty Level (FPL) plus a 5% disregard

Dr. Dynasaur

You may be eligible for Medicaid for pregnant woman and children (also known as Dr. Dynasaur) if you are:

  • A child under the age of 19 with household income below 312% FPL (plus 5% disregard) or
  • Pregnant with income below 208% FPL (plus 5% disregard)

Dr. Dynasaur is free for pregnant woman with qualifying household income. Depending on household income and family size, Dr. Dynasaur for children under 19 may have a monthly premium up to $60 per household.

You can apply online or by phone through Vermont Health Connect by calling 1-855-899-9600. Medicaid enrollment is year-round. Apply now!

Medicaid for the Aged, Blind and Disabled (MABD)

Medicaid for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MABD) is free health coverage to individuals who are:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Disabled; and/or
  • Blind

MABD is not offered through Vermont Health Connect. For an application and/or more information about MABD, visit the Green Mountain Care website.

View a Healthcare Programs Handbook for information on co-pays and other information or see the Green Mountain Care site for other resources.