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Medicaid for Adults

Medicaid is a health insurance program for those whose income is below the amounts set by the federal and state government.


Adult Assistance Services include:

  • Inpatient Hospital Care
  • Doctor's Visits
  • Outpatient Hospital Visits
  • Dental Care
  • Clinic Services
  • Care through Licensed Home Care Agencies
  • Prescription Medicine
  • Laboratory and X-ray Services
  • Nursing Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Durable Medical Equipment
    (e.g. wheelchair)
  • Medically Necessary Ambulance Transport
  • Payment of Medicare Premiums

Appointment Procedure

No Appointment is necessary.

Helpful Items to Bring

  • Birth Certificate or other proof of age
  • Copies of all pay stubs for the last month
  • Your Social Security Card
  • Copies of all medical and life insurance policies
  • A list of all cars, trucks, motorcycles, or other vehicles you own
  • Current financial statements from other sources of family income, such as social security, retirement benefits or pensions, veterans benefits, SSI, child support, or other sources
  • Most recent financial statements from financial institutions (such as bank statements)
  • A list of all real property you own
  • For applicants who are not citizens, proof of residency status

How are services paid for?

Program costs are paid by federal and state taxes.

Locate & Contact

Public Assistance / Economic Services

Contact

Phillip Hardin
CSS Program Administrator
P: (828) 250-5592

Call Center
P: (828) 250-5500
F: (828) 250-6235

Economic Services / Public Assistance
40 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address

Health & Human Services
PO Box 7408
Asheville, NC 28802

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