Friday, September 19, 2014


Ohio Medicaid Eligibility Rules

To be eligible for Ohio Medicaid, an individual must meet the following criteria:

Resident
1. Applicant must be living in the state where the nursing home is located

Age or Disability
1. Either 65, blind or disabled

Asset Allowances

1. Single Person
a. $1,500.00 in cash
b. House (for 13 months; up to $543,000 in equity)
c. Car (up to $4,500.00 NADA value)
d. Personal belongings
e. Irrevocable Pre-paid burial plan

2. Married Couple
a. $23,448.00 to $117,240.00 in cash
b. House (if one spouse or other exempt person lives there)
c. Car (any value)
d. Personal belongings
e. Irrevocable Pre-paid burial plan

Income Allowances

1. Single
a. $40.00 per month
2. Married Couple
a. Minimum of $1,967.00 per month, maximum of $2,931.00 per month

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