Medicaid Current Numbers

If you are unfamiliar with the terms in the table below, please read our blog post, Guide to Medicaid Current Numbers in PA

 AmountEffective
1. CSRA Minimum a$25,2841/1/19
2. CSRA Maximum a$126,4201/1/19
3. Minimum MMNA b$2,058/month7/1/18
4. Maximum MMNA a$3,160.50/month
1/1/19
5. Shelter Standard c
Heating
Non-Heating
Telephone
$618/month
$588/month
$308/month
$33/month
7/1/18
10/1/18
10/1/18
10/1/18
6. Personal Needs Allowance$45/month7/1/07
7. Home Maintenance Deduction$793.10 (6 month limit)1/1/19
8. Penalty Divisor$10,420.14/month
$342.58/day
1/1/19
9. Resource Limit$2,400 if income ≥ $2,313/month,
$8,000 if income <$2,313/month
1/1/19
10. Excess Home Equity Limit$585,0001/1/19
a – Annual CPI Adjustment
b – 150% of poverty level—family of 2
c – 30% of Minimum MMNA
These figures compiled as a service of Sykes Elder Law, LLC.

 

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