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Do you qualify for the Healthy Foods benefit?

If you have one of these conditions, you can get money to spend on groceries each month.

  • Alcohol and other drug dependence 
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Blood (hematologic) disorders
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Sickle-cell disease (excluding sickle-cell trait)
  • Chronic venous thromboembolic disorder 
  • Bone disease
  • Cancer (not including pre-cancer or in-situ/”Stage 0” cancer)
  • Cardiovascular (heart) disorders
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Chronic venous thromboembolic disorder
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Chronic Infectious Disorder, like Hepatitis C or Lyme disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrine (hormone) disease
  • End-stage liver disease
  • End-stage renal (kidney) disease (ESRD) requiring dialysis
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lung disorders 
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Mental health conditions
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Major depressive disorders
  • Paranoid disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Musculoskeletal disorder
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Epilepsy
  • Extensive paralysis (i.e., hemiplegia, quadriplegia, paraplegia, monoplegia)
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Stroke-related neurologic deficit
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otolaryngological (ear, nose, and throat) disorders
  • Stroke
  • Urological disease
  • Vascular disease