Key NJ Medicaid Figures - Starting 2008

Category: Elder Law



In starting 2008, some key Medicaid figures for New Jersey:




Minimum Community Spouse Resource Allowance - $20,880.00

Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance - $104,400.00

Resource Allowance for an Individual - $2,000.00

Resource Allowance for a Couple (both husband and wife in a nursing home) - $3,000.00

Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance - $1,711.25

Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance - $$2,610.00

Monthly Personal Needs Allowance - $35.00

Shelter Standard - $514.00

Standard Utility Allowance -

$344.00 - heating
$210.00 - non-heating
$29.00 - telephone

Divestment Penalty Divisor - $6,655.00

Income Cap Amount - $1,869.00

Home Equity Limit - $750,000.00
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