Your Home and Medi-Cal

When Your Home Is Exempt

Medi-Cal eligibility requires that an applicant (and his/her spouse) have a limited amount of assets. Your home is exempt from consideration as a resource when you or your spouse is on Medi-Cal under any of the following circumstances:

  • If during any absence, including nursing home stays, the beneficiary intends to return home, and states so in writing.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in RCFEs

What is SSI?

Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI) is a program funded by the federal and state governments to guarantee a minimum monthly income to single persons and couples who are aged (65+), blind or disabled, and have limited income and resources.