Elder Law Numbers

Important Elder Law Numbers:  Updated for January 1, 2022

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefit Standards
Eligible Individual $841/month
Eligible Couple $1,261/month
Medicaid (Oregon)
Asset limit for Medicaid recipient $2,000
Burial account limit $1,500
Long Term Care Income Cap $2,523/month
Community Spouse Minimum Resource Standard $27,480
Community Spouse Maximum Resource Standard $137,400
Community Spouse Minimum Monthly Allowance Standard (MMMNA) $2,177.50 /month
Community Spouse Maximum Monthly Allowance $3,435/month
Excess Shelter Allowance Amount Above $653.25/month
SNAP Utility Allowance Used to Figure Excess Shelter Allowance $450/month
Personal needs allowance in nursing home (Note: for some veterans, the personal needs allowance is $90/month.) $68.77/month
Personal needs allowance in community-based care $187/month
Room & board rate for waivered community-based care facilities $654/month
OSIP Maintenance Standard for person receiving in-home services $1,341/month
SSI ony: $863
Average Private Pay Rate for Calculating Ineligibility for Transfer of Assets at less than Fair Market Value after October 1, 2020 $9,551/month
Home equity limit for an individual $636,000
 Medicare
 Hospital Part A deductible per illness spell $1,556
 Skilled nursing facility co-insurance for days 21–100 $194.50/day
Part B premium $170.10/month
(Part B premium is higher if annual income is more than $91,000 single or $182,000 married couple)
 Part B deductible $233/year
 Part D Premium Varies by plan