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I am afraid that the low income level does not act as an exception for the five year waiting plan for Green Card Holders to be eligible for Medicaid. I am sorry to give you that bad news. There are exceptions to the five year waiting period, but they pertain to refugees and persons granted asylum. Income is not included in the exceptions to the five year waiting period.
However, you are eligible for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Carer Act (Obama Care), and if annual income is 400% of the federal poverty level or below you are eligible for tax credits and reduced premiums. You would apply for this through the "Maryland Health Connection." The five-year waiting period required by Medicaid does not apply to the purchase of qualified health plans through MHC.
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