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Key Medicaid Information for
Idaho

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $24,720
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted but State restrictions exceed federal law in this area, complicating planning.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,030
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$7,847 ($258 per day)

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

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

Mindy Felinton

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers
Rockville, MD

Jeffrey Hammond

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

Ron Landsman

Landsman Law Group
Rockville, MD

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