Ohio Medicaid Eligibility Rules

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

Resident

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

Age or Disability

Either 65, blind or disabled

Asset Allowances

Single Person

  • $2,000.00 in cash
  • House (up to $560,000 in equity)
  • Car (so long as used for transportation)
  • Personal belongings
  • Irrevocable Pre-paid burial plan

Married Couple

  • $24,180.00 to $120,900.00 in cash
  • House (if one spouse or other exempt person lives there)
  • Car (any value)
  • Personal belongings
  • Irrevocable Pre-paid burial plan

Income Allowances

  • Single
  • $50.00 per month
  • Married Couple
  • Minimum of $2,003.00 per month, maximum of $3,023.00 per month