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Current Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth) Numbers

By Mnelson

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For those who are receiving Medicaid (MassHealth), the chart below outlines the key numbers to know for 2017.

If you have any questions about what these numbers mean or would like more information on qualifying for MassHealth, please feel free to contact us.

Community Spouse Resource Allowance: 2015 2016 2017
Minimum $23,844.00 $23,844.00 $24,180.00
Maximum $119,220.00 $119,220.00 $120,900.00
Resource Allowance for Individual: $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance:
Minimum $1,966.25 $2,002.50 $2,002.50
Maximum $2,980.50 $2,980.50 $3,022.50
Allowance for Personal Needs: $72.80 $72.80 $72.80
Shelter Standard: $589.88 $600.75 $600.75
Standard Utility Allowances:
Heat $375.00 $381.00 $381.00
Non-Heat $611.00 $620.00 $620.00
Maximum Home Equity Limit: $828,000.00 $828,000.00 $840,000.00
Divestment Penalty Divisor: $310.00 Daily $354.00 Daily as of 7/1 $310 Daily before 7/1