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Key Medicaid Information for
New Hampshire

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $25,284
Maximum: $126,420
Increased CSRA:
No standard policy, but a fair hearing can be obtained. N.H. follows the income-first rule.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted, with certain restrictions.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,058
Maximum: $3,160.50

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$10,268.58 ($337.56 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:
$2,500

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
No
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$70

Estate Recovery

Has the state expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate?
Yes. The state has expanded estate recovery to include all property held by the recipient in joint tenancy, tenants in common, life estate or living trust if such title was established on or after July 1, 2005.
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.
$585,000

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