To apply for Medicaid online, click the See if You Can Get Coverage link on the Healthcare.gov homepage, as Healthcare.gov illustrates. Enter the ZIP code and county, select Find out if you're eligible for Medicaid or CHIP, then click Continue. Read the information on the pop-up screen, then click Continue.
The screening questions request household income and size, age of household members and whether or not individuals in the home are parents of minor children or pregnant, as indicated on Healthcare.gov. Additional questions may include disability status and whether or not household members live in a medical facility or nursing home. After completing the screening questions, click the Start or Update an Application to create an account and apply for Medicaid.