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Key Medicaid Information for
Maine

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
$123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted. Maine does not follow the income-first rule.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,030
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$8,476
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:
$10,000 (Additional $8,000 in liquid reserves is added to the individual resource limit).

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
No
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$40

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

Ron Landsman

Landsman Law Group
Rockville, MD

Jean Ball

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Fairfax, VA

Margaret O'Reilly

Margaret A. O'Reilly, PC
Herndon, VA

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