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Key Medicaid Information for
Hawaii

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
$123,600
Increased CSRA:
Possible; not yet tried. Hawaii follows the income-first rule.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,333.75
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$8,850

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?
No
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$50

Estate Recovery

Has the state expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate?
Yes
Has the state included a hardship provision in its estate recovery plan?
Yes

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.
$858,000

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