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: