Can Medi-cal individuals have/save money in their savings account to buy their primary home in the future?
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MediCal recipients are entitled to limited non-exempt cash and income to maintain eligibility.
Review options with MediCal planning counsel.
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I am afraid that the rules are not set up that way -- you need to have the home already.
In order to qualify for Medi-Cal, you need to be poor. You can be poor and still own a mansion, but if you have any cash then you are obligated to spend it on your health care.