Elder Law Numbers

Important Elder Law Numbers:  Updated for October 1, 2023

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefit Standards
Eligible Individual $914/month
Eligible Couple $1,371/month
Medicaid (Oregon)
Asset limit for Medicaid recipient $2,000
Burial account limit $1,500
Long Term Care Income Cap $2,742/month
Community Spouse Minimum Resource Standard $29,724
Community Spouse Maximum Resource Standard $148,620
Community Spouse Minimum Monthly Allowance Standard (MMMNA) $2,465.00 /month
Community Spouse Maximum Monthly Allowance $3,715.50/month
Excess Shelter Allowance Amount Above $739.50/month
SNAP Utility Allowance Used to Figure Excess Shelter Allowance $469/month
Personal needs allowance in nursing home (Note: for some veterans, the personal needs allowance is $90/month.) $74.75/month
Personal needs allowance in community-based care $203/month
Room & board rate for waivered community-based care facilities $711/month
OSIP Maintenance Standard for person receiving in-home services $1,414/month
SSI ony: $936/month
Average Private Pay Rate for Calculating Ineligibility for Transfer of Assets at less than Fair Market Value after October 1, 2022 $10,342/month
Home equity limit for an individual $688,000
ABLE account contributions for 2023 are capped at $17,000. The beneficiary can also contribute an additional amount that is the lesser of the beneficiary’s compensation for the tax year OR $13,590 (continental US).


 Hospital Part A deductible per illness spell $1,600
 Skilled nursing facility co-insurance for days 21–100 $200/day
Part B premium $164.90/month
(Part B premium is higher if adjusted gross income is more than $97,000 single or $194,000 joint return)
 Part B deductible $226/year
 Part D Premium Varies by plan