Available for Utah Medicaid Applicants with Special Needs,
such as Interpretive
Folletos en Español]
Applying for Medicaid
Department of Health, Bureau of Eligibility Services, offers additional assistance
to people applying for Medicaid who have special needs. Language services
are available for people who have difficulty reading, writing and speaking English.
Also, a Medicaid application may be accepted by telephone or mail when a person
cannot travel to a site where applications are usually processed, such as a
Medicaid Eligibility Office or an outreach site in a hospital.
For more information about special services, call Medicaid Information:
Salt Lake area: 801-538-6155
Outside the Salt Lake area, call the toll-free Medicaid Information Line:
Guide to Medical Interpretive Services [in
for Medical Services
someone you know need an interpreter when seeking medical
services? Interpretive (translation) services during
a medical appointment are free for Medicaid clients.
For people enrolled in a Managed Care Plan (MCP), the MCP
is responsible for providing the interpreter. Utah
Medicaid pays for an interpreter for clients who are not
enrolled in a MCP. The free translation service is
request the interpretive service as much in advance as possible! Please
notify the interpreter immediately if the medical appointment is changed or