The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded health insurance for eligible low-income Adults, families and children. Medicaid pays for:

  • Medical bills
  • Prescription
  • Dental care
  • Nursing home care
  • Rest home care
  • Medically necessary transportation
  • Medicare premiums

Where do I apply for Medicaid?

Applications are taken daily Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and No appointment is needed. You may apply at The Department of Social Services.

741 North Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The process of making an application for Medicaid can be complex and require a considerable amount of information. Here is a list of information that may be needed in making an application.

  • Recent medical bills
    - Statements and payments made to medical providers
    - Canceled checks to medical providers
    - Health insurance receipts
    - Proof of medical transportation costs
  • Proof of income for the last several months
    - Statement from employer
    - Copy of checks
    - Record of payments received
    - Self-employed records
  • Bank statements and account numbers
    - Checking account statements for the last several months
    - Bankbooks. Current savings statements
    - Security account statements
    - Copies of stock certificates
  • Life Insurance policies and policy numbers
  • Social Security card or number for client and family members
  • Health insurance information
    - Policy cost, statements, payments and coverag
  • Proof of legal alien status (if applicable).

Whenever you have questions about what is needed please call (336) 703-3803. We are here to answer your questions!

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