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Key Medicaid Information for

Protections for the Community Spouse

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $123,600
Increased CSRA:
Permitted. Wisconsin follows the income-first rule.
Annuities are not permitted unless payments have no resale value.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,706.66
Maximum: $3,090


Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$8,457.35 ($278.05 per day)
Has a Long-Term Care Partnership program been implemented?


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


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

Estate Recovery

Has the state expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate?
Has the state included a hardship provision in its estate recovery plan?

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.

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

Jeffrey Hammond

Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
Bethesda, MD


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