2018 Medicaid Resource & Income Allowances

The New York State Department of Health has issued resource and income allowances for the year 2018. All figures are effective as of January 1, 2018.

Institutional/Nursing Home Care  
Applicant Resource Allowance $15,150
Community Spouse Resource Allowance $123,600 (maximum)
   
Applicant Income Allowance $50
Community Spouse Income Allowance $3,090
   
Community Based Care (Home Care, etc.)  
Applicant Resource Allowance $15,150
Community Spouse Resource Allowance $22,200
   
Applicant Income Allowance $842
Community Spouse Income Allowance $1,233