if i get divorced, will the insurance coverage stop right away and i’ll be able to apply for medicaid (im pregnant)?

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Written By: Jeffrey JohnsonUPDATED: Jun 30, 2010Fact Checked

According to the Medicaid website, you "should" fall into the category of being eligible.  You are single, pregnant, and have no job/income. 

Florida is on of the states that also includes the "medically needy" for eligibility, for those that don’t meet the eligibility guidelines otherwise, but still need assistance. Also, in some cases, Medicaid can be retroactive for up to three months, so that may be beneficial for you, too.

Your best bet would be to contact one of the Medicaid office for the state of Florida.  Here is a link for you to follow, with an interactive map by region.  I don’t know which region you are in, but there are thirteen to choose from based on where you live.

 

https://ahca.myflorida.com/Medicaid/Areas/index.shtml

 

Give them a call.  They should be able to get you going in the right direction.

 

Good luck!

 

 

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