Elder Law Numbers


Important Elder Law Numbers:  Updated for October 1, 2020

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefit Standards
Eligible Individual $783/month
Eligible Couple $1,175/month
Medicaid (Oregon)
Asset limit for Medicaid recipient $2,000
Long Term Care Income Cap $2,349/month
Community Spouse Minimum Resource Standard $25,728
Community Spouse Maximum Resource Standard $128,640
Community Spouse Minimum Monthly Allowance Standard $2,155 /month
Community Spouse Maximum Monthly Allowance $3,216/month
Excess Shelter Allowance Amount Above $646.50/month
SNAP Utility Allowance Used to Figure Excess Shelter Allowance $442/month
Personal needs allowance in nursing home (Note: for some veterans, the personal needs allowance is $90/month.) $64.11/month
Personal needs allowance in community-based care $175/month
Room & board rate for waivered community-based care facilities $608/month
OSIP Maintenance Standard for person receiving in-home services $1,283/month
SSI ony: $805
Average Private Pay Rate for Calculating Ineligibility for Transfer of Assets at less than Fair Market Value after October 1, 2020 $9,551/month
Burial account limit $1,500
 Hospital Part A deductible per illness spell $1,408
 Skilled nursing facility co-insurance for days 21–100 $176/day
Part B premium $144.60/month
(Part B premium is higher if annual income more than $85,000 single or $170,000 married couple)
 Part B deductible $198/year
 Part D Premium Varies by plan