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250% Working Disabled Program (WDP)

The 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP) is for working disabled individuals. Eligible individuals receive Full-Scope Medi-Cal benefits by paying a low monthly premium.

Basic Eligibility Requirements
  • You must be working.
  • You must continuously meet the federal definition of disability for Social Security disability programs.
  • You must be eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income/State Supplemental Payment (SSI/SSP) benefits, if it were not for your earned income.
  • Effective July 1, 2022, your countable property/resources must not exceed:   
    • $130,000 for an individual, or
    • $195,000 for a couple
Citizenship/Immigration Requirements

You must be a Citizen or have Satisfactory Immigration Status to qualify for the 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP).

Effective July 1, 2022, there is no premium for the 250% WDP program and premium payment status no longer is a condition of eligibility. 

Renewal Requirements

Your Medi-Cal eligibility must be renewed at least once a year. 

Income Requirements

Below are the income limits to qualify for the 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP) based on the Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) amounts.

Income Limit for 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP)
Family Size Income Limits
 1 $3,038
 2 $4,110
 3 $5,180
 4 $6,250
 5 $7,323
 6 $8,393
 7 $9,463
 8 $10,535
 9 $11,605
10 $12,675
Each Additional Person $1,073