Elder Law Answers Elder Law Answers

Search Articles

Find Attorneys

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

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

William Fralin

The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm PC
Bethesda, MD

Samantha Fredieu

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Fairfax, VA

Margaret O'Reilly

Margaret A. O'Reilly, PC
Herndon, VA

Free

Elder Law Guides

Download one or more of our in-depth guides on elder law topics.

Get your Guide
ElderLaw 101

ElderLaw 101

Articles identified with this icon provide basic information on the subject.

View all

Medicaid Rules, etc

View All Elder Law Topics Questions & Answers State Medicaid Information