Spousal Impoverishment Standards for 2015

2015 Spousal Impoverishment and Home Equity Figures Released

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released its Spousal Impoverishment Standards for 2015 :

The official spousal impoverishment allowances for 2015 are as follows (we include Medicaid’s home equity limits):

Minimum Community Spouse Resource Allowance: $23,844

Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance: $119,220

Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance: $2,980.50

The minimum monthly maintenance needs allowance for the lower 48 states remains $1,966.25 ($2,457.50 for Alaska and $2,261.25 for Hawaii) until July 1, 2015.

Home Equity Limits:

Minimum: $552,000

Maximum: $828,000