Recent Fair Hearing Decisions

Current Medicaid Eligibility Numbers

  • 2017-ssi-and-spousal-impoverishment-standards.pdf
  • 2017 Medicaid Desk Reference Numbers (Current as of January 1, 2017):
    • Community Spouse Resource Allowance:
      • Minimum: $24,180.00
      • Maximum: $120,900.00
      • These figures do not include the $2,000.00 for the Medicaid Spouse!
    • Resource Allowance for single applicant:  $2,000.00
    • Resource Allowance for married couple (both applying or on Medicaid): $3,000.00
    • Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance for Community Spouse:
      • Minimum: $2,002.50
      • Maximum: $3,022.50
    • Monthly Personal Needs Allowance:
      • Skilled Nursing: $40.00
      • Assisted Living: $100.00 ($735.00 including the RUF)
      • Home: $1,320.00
    • Community Spouse Housing:
      • Shelter Standard: $600.75
      • Standard Utility Allowance: $396.00
      • RUF (rent, utilities and food at the Assisted Living Level of Care): $635.00
    • Transfer Penalty Divisors:  $6,840.00/month or $225.00/day
    • Gross Income Cap $2,225.00 (or $2,219 with the $20 income disregard)
    • Treasury Rate for Increased Community Spouse Resource Allowance:  1.93%