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Medicaid Coverage for Workers With Disabilities

The North Dakota Medicaid Program's Workers with Disabilities Coverage allows some individuals with disabilities who want to work, or who are already working and who want to increase their earnings, to do so without fear of losing their Medicaid coverage. Many would not be able to work without needed medical care, and could not afford that care without Medicaid assistance.

Who Qualifies?

An individual must:

  • Be a North Dakota resident
  • Be 16 to 65 years old
  • Have a disability based on Social Security Administration guidelines
  • Be employed or become employed
  • Meet income guidelines

Income Guidelines - Effective April 1, 2019

Family Size

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To Participate, Individuals:

  • Pay a one-time $100 enrollment fee, and
  • Pay a monthly premium equal to 5 percent of the individual's gross (pre-tax) income

To Apply:

  • Click here to find out about applying for this Medicaid coverage.

NOTE: If you are already covered by Medicaid but have high cost share (recipient liability), you may be able to switch to this new Medicaid coverage option without completing an application. You should contact your county social service office.


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