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Key Medicaid Information for
Wisconsin

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:
Annuities are not permitted unless payments have no resale value.
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum: $2,706.66
Maximum: $3,090

Transfers

Figure used to calculate transfer penalties:
$8,457.35 ($278.05 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?
No
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents:
$45

Estate Recovery

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

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Herndon, VA

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

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Farr Law Firm
Fairfax, VA

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