Pregnant Women and Infants

Healthy Connections provides coverage to pregnant women with low income. This coverage for the mother continues for 60 days after the baby's birth. The infant is covered up to age one.

Eligibility: 

A woman who may qualify for this program must:

  • Be pregnant
  • Be a South Carolina resident
  • Be a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien
  • Have a Social Security number or verify an application for one  
Income Limit: 
 

Family Size

Eff. 03/01/2016

Monthly Income

Annual Income

1

1,920.60

23,047.20

2

2,589.90

31,078.80

3

3,259.20

39,110.40

4

3,928.50

47,142.00

5

4,597.80

55,173.60

6

5,267.10

63,205.20

7

5,938.01

71,256.20

8

6,610.55

79,326.60

Each Additional Member

672.53

8,070.40

Benefits: 

Individuals who are eligible will receive all Medicaid covered services.

To Apply: 

Apply online or complete the following form and submit it to your local county office:

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (OBRA 86) gave states the option to provide Medicaid coverage to pregnant women with low income.

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