Georgia Pathways to Coverage,™ New Medicaid Eligibility Category in Georgia

Georgia Pathways to Coverage™ is a new pathway to Medicaid coverage and healthier communities! Pathways introduces a new Medicaid eligibility category in Georgia, increasing access to affordable, quality health care coverage for those in the state who don’t have it today.

To be eligible for Pathways, you should:

  • Be a Georgia resident
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legally residing non-citizen
  • Be between 19 and 64 years of age
  • Have a household income of up to 100% of the Federal Poverty Level
  • Prove that you are doing at least 80 hours of qualifying activities per month
  • Not qualify for any other type of Medicaid
  • Not be incarcerated

To learn more about the program, and to see if you or one of your patients may qualify, visit Georgia residents can apply through the Gateway Customer Portal online at

You can also apply:

  • In-person at your local Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) To find the location and business hours for a DFCS office, visit:
  • By mail to your local DFCS
  • By phone at 1-877-423-4746 or 711 for those who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or have difficulty

GA Pathways Provider FAQs