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Key Medicaid Information for
Minnesota

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
$123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted, but rarely used. Minnesota follows the income-first rule.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted (but restrictions apply; check with attorney).
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,031
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$7,106
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:
$3,000

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
No
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$97

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.
$572,000

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Rockville, MD

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Fairfax, VA

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Falls Church, VA

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