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Do I need a certain income limit to qualify for IHSS?

Do I need a certain income limit to qualify for IHSS?

Published: May. 2, 2024

No, IHSS is not income-based. IHSS is a Medi-Cal program. While it’s true that Medi-Cal has income restrictions, Lisa Concoff Kronbeck explains, “There are several Medi-Cal programs that allow people with disabilities to access Medi-Cal, regardless of income.” One program that Undivided often helps families access is the institutional deeming waiver, which can allow Regional Center clients to receive full Medi-Cal benefits no matter their family’s income.

For more information, see 14 Myths about In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) for Minors

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