dear i'm still me!
I found this info at this web page:
(these are links to the state agencies)
this is californias rules to qualify for medicade (called medical in california): but your state may have the same
this is a quote from
General Program Requirements:
"In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of California, a US national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, be responsible for children under 19 years of age, or be 65 years of age or older. "