Key Medicaid Info


Key Medicaid Information for Florida for 2009

Protections for the Community Spouse:

Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA):

Minimum: $109,560
Maximum: $109,560


Increased CSRA:

Permitted. Florida follows the income-first rule

Annuities:

Actuarially sound annuities are permitted

Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:

Minimum: $1,821.25
Maximum: $2,739

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Transfers:

Average monthly cost of nursing home care according to state:

$5,000

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Has a Long-Term Care Partnership program been implemented?

Yes

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Income:

Is the state an “income cap” state?

Yes

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Estate Recovery:

Has the state expanded the definition of “estate” beyond the probate estate?

No

Has the state included a hardship provision in its estate recovery plan?

Yes

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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.

$500,000

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