Elder Law Numbers


Important Elder Law Numbers:  Updated for July 1, 2019

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefit Standards
Eligible Individual $771/month
Eligible Couple $1,157/month
Medicaid (Oregon)
Asset limit for Medicaid recipient $2,000
Long Term Care Income Cap $2,313/month
Community Spouse Minimum Resource Standard $25,284
Community Spouse Maximum Resource Standard $126,420
Community Spouse Minimum Monthly Allowance Standard $2,113.75/month
Community Spouse Maximum Monthly Allowance $3,160.50/month
Excess Shelter Allowance Amount Above $634.13/month
Food Stamp Utility Allowance Used to Figure Excess Shelter Allowance $436/month
Personal needs allowance in nursing home (Note: for some veterans, the personal needs allowance is $90/month.) $63.10/month
Personal needs allowance in community-based care $172/month
Room & board rate for community-based care facilities $599/month
OSIP Maintenance Standard for person receiving in-home services $1,271/month
Average Private Pay Rate for Calculating Ineligibility for Transfer of Assets at less than Fair Market Value after October 1, 2018 $8,784/month
Burial account limit $1,500
 Hospital Part A deductible per illness spell $1,364
 Skilled nursing facility co-insurance for days 21-  100 $170.50/day
Part B premium $135.50/month
(Part B premium is higher if annual income more than $85,000)
 Part B deductible $185/year
 Part D Premium Varies by plan