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Key Medicaid Information for
Vermont

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
$123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted. Vermont follows the income-first rule
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted, with certain restrictions.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,058
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$8,827 ($294.27 per day).
Has a Long-Term Care Partnership program been implemented?
No

Assets

Are IRAs and other retirement plans protected (noncountable)?
Yes
State's resource limit for Medicaid recipients:
$2,000

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
Yes
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$47.66

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?
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

Elder Law Attorneys who offer Medicaid Planning services in Ashburn, VA

Ron Landsman

Landsman Law Group
Rockville, MD

John Laster

Law Offices of John L. Laster
Falls Church, VA

Mindy Felinton

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers
Rockville, MD

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