Farmington Hills Medicaid Lawyers
Government Benefits Highlights 2012
Available to Persons with Disabilities and the Elderly
Michigan Medicaid Reference Information for 2012
Michigan's Medicaid program is managed by the Department of Human Services (DHS).
Medicaid is a poverty program for the indigent. Web address: www.michigan.gov/dhs.
|Minimum Community Spouse Resource Allowance||$22,728.00|
|Maximum Community Spouse Resource Allowance||$113,640.00|
|Heating and Utility Allowance||$552.00|
|Community Spouse (CS) Monthly Housing Allowance||$547.00|
|Minimum CS Monthly Income Allowance||$1,838.00|
|Maximum CS Monthly Income Allowance||$2,841.00|
|Monthly Personal Needs Allowance||$60.00|
|Average Monthly Nursing Home Cost||$7,032.00|
|Single Medicaid Applicant Maximum Countable Assets||$2,000.00|
|Maximum Monthly Gross Income-Medicaid Waiver Program||$2,094.00|
Social Security Administration Information for 2012
Web Address: www.ssa.gov
|Traditional Medicare Skilled Nursing Coverage|
|Day 1 – 20||100%|
Day 21 – 100
Note: Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare C) may differ. Beneficiaries of a Medicare Advantage Plan must refer to the plan documents for further guidance as to their benefits.
|Supplement Security Income (SSI) (For indigent disabled only)|
|Maximum Countable Assets for an Individual||$2,000.00|
|Maximum Countable Assets for a Couple||$3,000.00|
|Maximum Individual Monthly Benefit||$698.00|
|Maximum Couple's Benefit||$1,048.00|
Monthly benefit amount affected by other income
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) (For disabled worker)
|Maximum Monthly Benefit||Based on worker's SS contributions|
No asset limitation.
Medicare Part B Premium is based on sliding scale with minimum premium of.............................$99.90/month