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Key Medicaid Information for
Delaware

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $25,000
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Not permitted.
Annuities:
Permitted*
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,030
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$9,369 ($308 per day)
Has a Long-Term Care Partnership program been implemented?
Yes

Assets

Are IRAs and other retirement plans protected (noncountable)?
No
State’s resource limit for Medicaid recipients:
$2,000

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
Yes
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$50

Estate Recovery

Has the state expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate?
No
Has the state included a hardship provision in its estate recovery plan?
Yes, estate recovery may be deferred in certain cases to avoid hardship.

Home Equity Limit

The state Medicaid program will not cover long-term care services for those with home equity above this limit, with certain exceptions.
$572,000

Elder Law Attorneys who offer Medicaid Planning services in Ashburn, VA

Judith Mitnick

Needham Mitnick & Pollack, PLC
Falls Church, VA

Jeffrey Hammond

Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
Bethesda, MD

Margaret O'Reilly

Margaret A. O'Reilly, PC
Herndon, VA

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