2015 Medicaid Income And Spousal Impoverishment Standards

2015 Medicaid Income And Spousal Impoverishment Standards

New York State Department of Health recently released income and resource budget standards for Medicaid applicants and recipients. GIS 14 MA/029 which is effective as of January 1, 2015 sets forth the following budgeting standards:

Resource Allowance for Single Person:   $14,850
Resource Allowance for Couple:  $21,750
Minimum Community Spouse Resource Allowance: $74,820
Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance: $119,220
Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance: $2,980.50

These figures reflect a very slight Cost of Living Adjustment of 1.7% from 2014. Check out the link above if you need additional figures (SSI, Medicare Part B premiums) for your budgeting purposes.

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