Medicaid Eligibility

Medicaid has criteria to determine whether someone can participate and receive Medicaid benefits. For long-term care benefits, the eligibility criteria is different depending on whether the applicant is single or married.

Married Person Financial Eligibility Criteria



Single Person Financial Eligibility Criteria



General Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for benefits in Ohio, each applicant must:
  • Be an Ohio resident; and
  • Be blind, disabled or at least age 65.