Receive federally assisted income maintenance payments such as Social Security income or Aid to Family with Dependent Children (AFDC).
Are deemed "categorically needy" (individuals who are aged, blind, and/or disabled with incomes above the mandatory coverage level but below federal poverty levels). Medicaid programs must cover home health care services such as part-time nursing, health care agency services, and medical supplies and equipment. Some states require the program to cover audiology, physical, occupational, and speech therapies and medical social services as well. Medicaid hospice care coverage is generally the same as Medicare.