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Am I eligible?

To qualify for the Nevada Medicaid and Check Up programs, you must have limited income. The information on this page will help you determine if you’re eligible for Nevada Medicaid or Nevada Check Up.

If you have any questions, call our Member Services department toll free at 1-844-396-2329 (TTY 711), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific time.

See if you qualify

Use Nevada’s pre-screening tool to see if you qualify. When you complete the screening, you can apply for benefits from there.

Nevada pre-screening tool

Who’s eligible?

Nevada Medicaid

Nevada Check Up

Who's eligible?

To get Nevada Medicaid benefits through Anthem, you must have limited income and live in Clarke or Washoe County. Generally, Medicaid members are:

  • Under age 21
  • Pregnant women
  • Families with children
  • Childless adults ages 19-64 who meet the federal income requirements
Other restrictions may apply. Contact your local  Division of Welfare and Support Services (DWSS) office to talk with someone about eligibility or to enroll with Anthem.

Families who don’t qualify for Medicaid may still get health care for their children through Nevada Check Up. To get Check Up benefits through Anthem, families must have limited income, live in one of our service areas and have children who:

  • Are under 19 years old
  • Aren’t eligible for Medicaid
  • Don’t have other health insurance coverage
To talk with someone about eligibility or to enroll with Anthem, contact your local  Division of Welfare and Support Services (DWSS) office. Or, call Nevada Check Up at 1-877-543-7669.

What are the income requirements?

View income requirements for Nevada Medicaid at  www.benefits.gov.
View income requirements for Nevada Check Up at  www.benefits.gov.

What are the benefits?

With Nevada Medicaid, you get the services and support you need, plus extra benefits designed to make a difference in your life. These include:

  • LiveHealth Online — Can’t get to the doctor? Chat with a doctor through online video when you need an appointment fast
  • Free cell or smartphone with free monthly minutes, data and text messages
  • Transportation benefits — Need a ride to your doctor’s appointment? We can help
  • Anthem Healthy Rewards — Get rewarded with debit card dollars for doing things that are good for your health
  • Bedside delivery of medications — Medications delivered to you when you’re discharged from a hospital setting so you don’t have to stop on your way home
  • And more!
View all Nevada Medicaid Benefits

With Nevada Check Up, you get the services and support you need, plus extra benefits designed with your child in mind:

  • LiveHealth Online — Can’t get to the doctor? Chat with a doctor through online video when you need an appointment fast
  • Free cell or smartphone with free monthly minutes, data and text messages
  • Anthem Healthy Rewards — Get rewarded with debit card dollars for doing things that are good for your health 
  • Annual sports physical from an Amerigroup PCP for members ages 6-18
  • Annual Boys & Girls Club memberships for members ages 5-14
  • And more!
View all Nevada Check Up Benefits