Aged Blind Or Disabled (ABD)

Healthy Connections offers a full range of coverage for aged, blind or disabled individuals with low income.


An applicant must be at least 65 years of age or blind or living with a disability.   

If the Social Security Administration has not established disability, it will need to be determined before Medicaid eligibility can be established.

Income Limit: 
Family Size Monthly Income (Eff. 03/01/2023) Annual Income (Eff. 03/01/2023) Resources (Eff. 01/01/2023)
1 $1,215 $ 14,580 $ 9,090
2 $1,644 $ 19,720 $ 13,630

Individuals who are eligible will receive all Medicaid covered services.

To Apply: 

Apply online  or complete the following form(s) and submit it electronically to , by mail to SCDHHS-Central Mail, P.O. Box 100101, Columbia, SC 29202-3101 or to your local county office.



The South Carolina General Assembly required the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) to expand Medicaid coverage to individuals who are aged, blind or disabled with income at or below 100% of the Federal Poverty Level. (Federal Regulations at 42 CFR § 435.121)

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