Bethel AK Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office
Bethel AK Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office administrates your local program under Alaska State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food
Verifying FDPIR Eligibility When Processing Food Stamp Cases
ANTHC’s goal for the FDPIR is to provide nutritious commodities to families and individuals living in Alaska Native villages. ANTHC foresees households participating in the FDPIR as an alternative to Food Stamp program and projects a caseload of 2,000 individuals within the first year of implementation. They anticipate the potential growth of the FDPIR and may seek to expand the program as needed. The advent of this program has a direct affect to DPA’s workflow process because individuals may not participate in FDPIR and Food Stamp Program in the same month.
How to Qualify For Medicaid and CHIP Health Care Coverage
If your state has not expanded Medicaid: You may qualify based on your state’s existing rules. These vary from state to state and may take into account income, household size, family status (like pregnancy or caring for young children), disability, age, and other factors. Because each state and each family situation is different, there’s no way to find out if you qualify without filling out an application.