Alabama Medicaid Programs
ALL KIDS (SCHIP)
All Kids is a low cost, health care coverage program for children and teens under age 19. Cost is based on family size and income. Low, yearly costs range from $50.00 to $100.00 per child, per year. Small co-pays are required at time of service. There are no co-pays for preventive services like regular check-ups, immunizations, dental cleanings and vision exams.
Medicaid for Low Income Families (MLIF)
Medicaid for Low Income Families (MLIF) is a health care program for families with very low income who have children under the age of 19 living in their homes. There must be a relationship to the children, such as that of a parent or close relative, in order to qualify for MLIF. Non-related caretakers do not qualify for MLIF.
SOBRA Medicaid is a health care coverage program that helps pay medical bills. SOBRA Medicaid is for children and teens under age 19 and pregnant women. These children may be living in one or two parent families. Unrelated children may also be covered if living in a qualified home.
Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
The QMB program covers Medicare Part B premium ($110.50 monthly), Medicare deductible ($1,100.00 for hospitals and $155.00 for doctors), Medicare coinsurance (20%), and pays Medicare Part A premiums,
Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)
This program pays the Medicare Part B premium only for some low-income Medicare beneficiaries.