Wondering how to get a Medicaid Free Phone?
There is a way to get a free smartphone and cell phone service using your Medicaid benefits.
Lifeline and ACP
If you, or someone in your household, is a recipient of the Medicaid Program, you may be eligible for free government cell phone service through the Lifeline Program.
As an added bonus, when you sign up and qualify for Lifeline through EASY Wireless, we will give you a NEW smartphone for free!
There is an additional program, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) that offers free broadband internet service to eligible consumers.
So say goodbye to your wireless cell phone and internet bill.
To make signing up even easier for these services, when you qualify for Lifeline you automatically qualify for ACP.
Learn More About Lifeline and ACP
The Federal Government’s Lifeline program began in 1985 to help low-income consumers and other qualified persons pay for their monthly phone services.
What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?
This benefit service is provided by Easy Wireless to customers as part of the US government's Affordable Connectivity Program, or ACP, is a program that provides discounts on monthly broadband internet access service and select connected devices.
How to Receive a FREE phone for Medicaid recipients
To qualify for a:
- FREE Smartphone
- FREE UNLIMTED Talk and Text
- FREE Data
- FREE Access to Millions of Wi-fi Hotspots
- FREE Call Waiting and Caller ID
- FREE VOICEMAIL
- PLUS a $120 value 8” TABLET for only $10.99
Get started today by filling out the enrollment box below and clicking the orange "Enroll Now" button.
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Why Choose EASY Wireless as Your Lifeline Service Provider?
Outstanding Customer Support
EASY Wireless can also help your application to be approved quickly so you can have your new phone delivered to you in just days.
Questions on your application?
Choose the option that is convenient to you.
Or Get Your New Lifeline Phone the Same Day
If you are near one of our 30+ retail locations, you can stop by to qualify quickly and receive your phone the very same day!
You won't find another provider who is as helpful or caring about their customers. EASY understands how hard it can be when you're on a tight budget, which is why they are here to make sure everyone has access to affordable communication services.
Not able to qualify for a free phone through Medicaid?
There are other ways to qualify and reduce or even eliminate those monthly phone and internet bills!
What additional government assistance programs qualify you for Lifeline Service?
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or Section 8
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
Are There Additional Ways to Qualify for Households on Federally Recognized Tribal Lands?
Yes. Lifeline benefits can also be claimed through:
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
- Tribal Head Start
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
For more information on these qualifying programs visit usac.org
Can I Qualify for Lifeline and ACP Through Household Income?
Yes, consumers may qualify for the Lifeline program if they have a gross household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
The Federal poverty guidelines and household income table can be found at: https://www.usac.org/lifeline/consumer-eligibility/
FAQs about a Free Phone Through Medicaid - EASY Wireless
Let's cover some frequently asked questions about Medicaid and getting a free smartphone.
Are there free phones for seniors on Medicaid?
The government provides free cell phone service through the Lifeline program. You can qualify for this service through your Medicaid program participation. Many Lifeline service providers, such as EASY Wireless, provide a free smartphone when you qualify.
For more information check out the EASY Wireless articles “Hot to Get a Free Phone for Seniors” and “Is There Free Internet for Seniors.”
Are free smartphones really “free” through Lifeline?
Smartphones are provided free of charge by Lifeline service providers when you qualify for their program.
What government phone service gives you a free phone?
The Lifeline program provides free phone service to qualifying households. You can apply for this service through Lifeline service providers in your area, such as EASY Wireless. EASY Wireless provides a FREE smartphone to their eligible subscribers.
What if You Already Have a Phone?
Do you already have a phone that you know and enjoy? If you join EASY Wireless you can keep your current phone and earn up to an extra 12GB of data for free!
EASY Wireless offers a Bring Your Own Phone program for those who already have a working device. This program allows you to keep your own compatible device by installing a free EASY Wireless SIM card.
Ready to reduce your monthly expenses further with a Medicaid Free Phone and service?
Qualify for your "Medicaid Cell Phone" and start receiving free phone services and broadband through the Lifeline and ACP program with EASY Wireless.
Enroll Online for Lifeline and ACP
To apply online, fill out your email and zip code in the box below and click the orange "Enroll Now" button to check whether you qualify with EASY Wireless. Video chat is now available to help you complete your application.
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For Personalized Service with an In-Store Customer Service Agent
Come to any one of our 30+ retail locations and one of our teams will help you to enroll.
Once you are approved for Lifeline and ACP you will be set up with FREE Unlimited Talk, Text, Data and a NEW smartphone before you leave the store.
Speak with an EASY Wireless Customer Service Representative
Call our customer service representatives to sign up at (888) 792-0076. Our hours are Monday to Saturday 9am - 6pm (Eastern Standard Time).
Additional Resources for Government Programs
Check out "How to Apply for Government Assistance Programs: The Comprehensive Guide" for more ways you can obtain government benefits and reduce your monthly bills.