Elder Law Numbers


Important Elder Law Numbers:  Updated for October 1, 2018

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefit Standards
Eligible Individual $750/month
Eligible Couple $1,125/month
Medicaid (Oregon)
Asset limit for Medicaid recipient $2,000
Long Term Care Income Cap $2,250/month
Community Spouse Minimum Resource Standard $24,720
Community Spouse Maximum Resource Standard $123,600
Community Spouse Minimum Monthly Allowance Standard $2,057/month
Community Spouse Maximum Monthly Allowance $3,090/month
Excess Shelter Allowance Amount Above $617.25/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.) $61.38/month
Personal needs allowance in community-based care $167/month
Room & board rate for community-based care facilities $583/month
OSIP Maintenance Standard for person receiving in-home services $1,250/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 $1,340
 Skilled nursing facility co-insurance for days 21-  100 $167.50/day
Part B premium $134/month
(Part B premium is higher if annual income more than $85,000)
 Part B deductible $183/year
 Part D Premium Varies by plan