No-cost health insurance with Anthem Medicaid
Anthem Medicaid offers benefits to kids, families, and adults through Kentucky's Medicaid and KCHIP programs.
Why Anthem Medicaid?You want the best for your family. Anthem has been offering high-quality health insurance plans to Kentucky families since 1993. Our Anthem Medicaid plan includes some of Kentucky’s top doctors and hospitals from the same name you know and trust.
Do you qualify?
You may qualify if:
- You live in Kentucky
- Your monthly income is less than the amount below
Who needs health insurance?
How many people live in your house?
Pregnant women should also count their unborn child(ren)
You may qualify if your monthly income is less than:
Please make your selections above
You also may qualify if you are:
- Age 65 or older, blind, or disabled
- A former foster youth up to age 26
Benefits with Anthem Medicaid
Anthem Medicaid offers the healthcare you expect, plus extra benefits just for our members.
Receive the care your family needs from qualified doctors you choose. We have thousands of doctors in our plan, including experienced specialists.
Our benefits include covered care in the hospital, as well as urgent and emergency care. We ensure you receive the care your family needs, when you need it.
Regular checkups, called wellness visits, are covered for both children and adults to help you stay healthy. This also includes routine vaccines and health screenings.
Benefits include a wide range of prescription drugs. Anthem Medicaid also covers many over the counter (OTC) medicines, with a prescription from your doctor.
Dental benefits are provided for children and adults through DentaQuest
Healthy eyes are an important part of good overall health. All members can receive an eye exam and eyeglasses, if needed, every year.
Regular checkups and screenings are important to keep you and your baby healthy. Your prenatal care, including labor and delivery, is covered. As an extra benefit to our members, you can enroll in Healthy Rewards. Healthy Rewards is a wellness program for eligible members at no-cost. You may be able to earn rewards just for completing your prenatal and postpartum visits.
Being well means more than just doctor visits. We also offer extra benefits just for being our member, including:
Extras to live well:
- No-cost laptop benefit
- Jump start job training program
- GED assistance
- Criminal record expungement
- Transportation assistance
- Fresh fruit and veggie program
- No-cost cell phone with monthly minutes
Extras for pregnant women and new moms:
- Mail order diapers
- Books for babies
- Safe sleep kit
- Breastfeeding support kit
- Free baby shower gift
Extras for kids:
- Sports and school physicals
- Boys and girls club memberships
Note: Some benefits have eligibility requirements.
Your relationship with your doctor is important. We work with many of Kentucky’s top doctors and hospitals to help care for your family. Use our search tool to see all the providers in our plan.
How to join Anthem Medicaid
New to Medicaid?
You'll need to apply for benefits.
- Visit the kynect benefits website
- Complete the online application
- Choose Anthem Medicaid as your health plan
You have a choice in your family's health. Choose the health plan that is right for your family. If you do not choose, you will be assigned to a health plan.
Find enrollment help
If you need help applying for Medicaid benefits, free and local help is available by phone or in person. You can:
- Meet with a local kynector
- Visit a Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) office
- Call a DCBS representative at 855-306-8959
Have a different health plan and want to switch
to Anthem Medicaid?
You can change your health plan:
- In the first 90 days of enrollment in your health plan
- Each year during the annual open enrollment period