Commencing January 1, 2018, there are new Medicaid amounts reflecting Medicaid eligibility. This is the second of a four-part series of updates for 2018.

 2018 Asset and Income Allowances   One Person   Two People
 Income Level *including $20 unearned income disregard  $  862  $  1,253
 Medicaid Resource Level  $ 15,150  $  22,200

 

 2018 Medicaid Transfer Rates for Nursing Home Care  Monthly Rates
 Nassau and Suffolk Counties  $  13,053
 New York City  $  12,319
 Northern Metropolitan Area  $  12,428

 

 2018 Community Spouse Allowances  Community Spouse
 Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance – MMMNA  $  3,090

 Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance – CSRA

*greater of: $74, 820 or 1/2 of the married couple’s resources, not to

exceed $123,600 (excluding residence)

 $  123,600

 

 2018 New York Homestead Exemption  $  858,000

To download the pdf version of this chart, click here.

If you found this information helpful, see our previous post on Medicare.

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