Information about Medicaid through MyFlorida Access is available online by clicking the Public Assistance link under the Hot Topics heading on the MyFlorida.com home page. Medicaid information is available via the Medical Assistance Program link under the Information About Assistance Programs heading.
Medicaid eligibility for past foster care individuals, children, parents and caretakers, relatives of children, noncitizens with medical emergencies and pregnant women is determined by the Florida's Department of Children and Families. The DCF also determines eligibility for disabled or aged individuals not receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits.
The Social Security Administration determines Medicaid eligibility for Social Security Income benefit recipients. The cost for Medicare is shared between the state and federal governments.