2017 Medicaid Resource & Income Allowances

The New York State Department of Health has issued resource and income allowances for the year 2017. All figures are effective as of January 1, 2017.

Institutional/Nursing Home Care  
Applicant Resource Allowance $14,850
Community Spouse Resource Allowance $120,900 (maximum)
   
Applicant Income Allowance $50
Community Spouse Income Allowance $3,022.50
   
Community Based Care (Home Care, etc.)  
Applicant Resource Allowance $14,850
Community Spouse Resource Allowance $21,750
   
Applicant Income Allowance $825
Community Spouse Income Allowance $1,209