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Key Medicaid Figures for Pennsylvania
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.
YES - he state has expanded the definition of "estate" beyond the probate estate.
YES - the state has included a hardship provision in
its estate recovery plan.
PROTECTIONS FOR THE COMMUNITY SPOUSE
Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
$10,732.83 ($352.86 per day)
Figure used to calculate transfer penalties
YES - a Long-Term Care Partnership program has been implemented.
Monthly personal needs allowance for nursing home residents
NO - PA is not an "income cap" state.
Resource limit for Medicaid recipients
NO - IRAs and other retirement plans are not protected (noncountable)
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