Medicaid Numbers for 2018

The Medicaid numbers for 2018 were recently released.

For a nursing home Medicaid recipient with a spouse living in the community, the numbers are as follows:

Community Spouse Monthly Income Allowance:

Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance: $2,030

Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance: $3,090


Community Spouse Asset Allowance:

Minimum Community Spousal Resource Allowance: $24,720

Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance: $123,600

Excess Shelter Standard: $609

Standard Utility Allowance: $513