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Key Medicaid Information for
West Virginia

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $24,720
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Not permitted.
Annuities:
Actuarially sound annuities are permitted.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,030
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$6,482 ($216.07 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:
$2,000

Income

Is the state an "income cap" state?
Yes
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?
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

John Laster

Law Offices of John L. Laster
Falls Church, VA

Jean Ball

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Fairfax, VA

Daniel Steven

Daniel N. Steven, LLC
Rockville, MD

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