The eligibility rules for Medicaid vary from state to state. Generally, to be eligible for Medicaid, you must be a U.S. citizen or qualified immigrant and have a household income at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). To qualify for Medicaid in 2020, an individual must have a household income below $17,609, while a family of four would need an income of $36,156 or less to qualify.
Note that pregnant women, parents, or caretaker relatives may have a higher eligibility threshold. For example, in some states, pregnant women can have incomes up to 205% FPL, and parents or caretaker relatives can have incomes up to 138% FPL. Elderly individuals and people with disabilities can have higher income levels and still quality for Medicaid.
Your states' Medicaid office can give you more information about its exact eligibility rules. A qualified Medicaid representative can also help you understand your coverage options.