Eligibility is determined based on certain qualifications, including: Tax Household, resources, income, and residency; as well as, whether or not the applicant is aged, blind or disabled or has dependent children in the home whose parent(s) are unemployed, deceased, disabled or absent. Comprehensive Serivces for Older Adults (CSOA) Medi-Cal staff reviews resources and income information for all household applicants. Resources can include bank accounts, life insurance, burial funds, etc.
For Medi-Cal purposes, a client’s home of residence and one vehicle is exempt. The resource limit for one person is $2,000 and for two people it is $3,000*. The property limit is then increased for each additional dependent living in the home. *The resource level is significantly increased for persons entering Long Term Care (Nursing Home) who have a spouse still living at home. For further information, contact us at 707-253-3818.