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Key Medicaid Information for
New York

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $74,820
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted. New York does not follow the income-first rule.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
$3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
Between $9,722 and $13,053, depending on region. For details, click here.
Has a Long-Term Care Partnership program been implemented?
Yes

Assets

Are IRAs and other retirement plans protected (noncountable)?
Yes
State’s resource limit for Medicaid recipients:
$15,150

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 expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate?
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.
$858,000

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