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How to Apply for Medicaid

Medicaid and Medicare are two different programs. Medicaid is a state-run program that provides hospital and medical coverage for people with low income and little or no resources. Each state has its own rules about who is eligible and what is covered under Medicaid. Some people qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. For more information about the Medicaid program and if you qualify, contact your local medicaid agency, social services or welfare office.

Medicaid - Div. of Health Care Financing & Policy (DHCFP)

1100 East William Street, Ste. 101
Carson City, NV 89701
Fax: 775-687-3893

Nevada Division of Welfare & Supportive Services

Carson City
2533 No. Carson St., Ste. 200
Carson City, Nevada 89706
Fax: 775-684-0844

Fallon District Office
111 Industrial Way
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Fax: 774-423-1450

Sparks District Office
630 Greenbrae Dr.
Sparks, NV 89431
Fax: 775-824-7450

Reno District Office
4055 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89502
Fax: 775-448-5094