If My Mother Lives with Me, Does My Income Affect Her Medicaid Eligibility?

No, your income does not factor into your mother-in-law’s Medicaid eligibility. To be eligible for Medicaid, your mother-in-law must have no more than $2,000 in countable assets. Medicaid will look only at assets and income that are in your mother-in-law’s name—including jointly held assets. For more information about Medicaid rules, go here: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/medicaid-rules