Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID)
The EID program is an option that allows employed individuals who are disabled to receive Medicaid by paying a monthly premium, as long as they are working and meet Social Security Administration (SSA) disability guidelines. The disability determination can be made either through SSA or through the Wyoming Department of Health (using SSA guidelines).
You must be:
- A U.S. Citizen or a lawful permanent resident who has lived in the U.S. for at least five years
- A Wyoming resident
- Disabled based on Social Security guidelines
- Age 16 through 64
- Income eligible
- $2,199 per month or less in unearned income
What does the EID programs cost?
In order to receive Medicaid benefits, a monthly premium based upon earned and unearned income is required.
How do I apply
You may apply online at www.wesystem.wyo.gov, download a Medicaid Application in English or Spanish or contact the Customer Service Center at 855-294-2127.
What do I need to apply?
- Verification of U.S. Citizenship and identity
- Provide a Social Security number or verification that you have applied for one
- Proof of age
- Proof of employment and income (i.e. pay stub or if self-employed, a profit/loss ledger)
- Proof of an SSA disability determination or medical records for the past year