Medicaid eligibility is based on two components—categorical eligibility and financial eligibility. Categorical eligibility refers to the population groups covered under the Medicaid program, such as pregnant women or children. Financial eligibility refers to whether the beneficiary meets the income and/or asset requirements set by the state. While the federal government requires states to cover some eligibility groups, states have the option to cover additional groups, and set the financial eligibility requirements. The financial eligibility rules for different populations vary based on their categorical eligibility. This report is designed to provide an overview of how eligibility is determined for . . .