No, actually what keeps many people from qualifying is too many assets. You may not qualify if you do not have a disability, but With the new Affordable Care Act, Medicaid roles are expanded or you might be able to qualify for reduced or free insurance beginning in January to carry you through to age 65 when you can qualify for medicare.
Every legal matter is fact specific, and there are often nuances in every case. This is intended for comment only, and does not create an attorney client relationship.
your income and assets govern whether you are eligible for Medicaid, sounds like you may qualify, talk with the Medicaid office and tell them your income and assets