Income and Resource Limits for Spouse Living in the Community When the Other Spouse is Institutionalized
[29 Pa.B. 2336]
The Department of Public Welfare (Department) increased the income and resource limits described at 55 Pa. Code §§ 181.452(c)(2)(iv), 178.124(a)(3)(i) and (ii) effective January 1, 1999, as required by 42 U.S.C.A. § 1396r-5.
The regulations at 55 Pa. Code §§ 181.452(c)(2)(iv), 178.124(a)(3)(i) and (ii) establish the basis for determining the Monthly Community Spouse Maintenance Need Amount and the maximum and standard Community Spouse Resource Standard for the Categorically Needy Nonmoney Payment Medical Assistance (NMP-MA) and Medically Needy Only Medical Assistance (MNO-MA) Programs. These standards are required to be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin annually and are available to the public upon request at the county assistance offices.
Effective January 1, 1999, the amounts are: Maximum Community Spouse
$81,960 Standard Community Spouse
$16,392 Maximum Monthly Community Spouse
Maintenance Need Amount
FEATHER O. HOUSTOUN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-722. Filed for public inspection April 30, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]
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