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Key Medicaid Information for
Missouri

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $24,720
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted, but only after all of IS's income is assigned to CS. Missouri is an income-first state.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted. State must be named secondary or contingent beneficiary.*
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,030
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Average monthly cost of nursing home care according to state:
$4,889 ($160.73 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:
$1,000

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?
No
Has the state included a hardship provision in its estate recovery plan?
No

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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Falls Church, VA

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