***The numbers below no longer apply as of January 1, 2013. Here are the current nursing home Medicaid eligibility numbers.
Certain numbers used to determine eligibility for Texas Medicaid benefits are subject to change every January 1st. For 2012 there was an increase in the monthly income limit while there was no change in the resource limits. For married Texas Medicaid applicants, there was also a minor increase in the minimum and maximum Community Spousal Protected Resource Amounts. The current figures are listed below.
Income Limit for an Individual: $2,094/month
Income Limit for a Couple: $4,188/month
Resource Limit for an Individual: $2,000
Resource Limit for a Couple: $3,000
Home equity is limited to $525,000
Minimum Community Spousal Protected Amount: $22,728
Maximum Community Spousal Protected Resource Amount: $113,640
What About Your Home?
An experienced Houston Medicaid Attorney can help you protect your home, both while you are alive and as well as preserve its value for your heirs. For additional information, read about our Texas Medicaid Home Protection program.
How Does this Impact Your Family?
If your loved one’s income or assets exceed the values listed above do not give up. A Houston Medicaid Attorney can help you establish Medicaid eligibility through proven techniques while protecting everything your family is entitled to protect. Act now to secure Medicaid eligibility and eliminate the uncertainty and restless nights wondering who will pay the nursing home costs of more than $100 every day. Remember, only you can protect your rights and property. Call The Shea Law Firm at (832) 592-7913 to get started today.