Each year the federal government issues new numbers for Medicaid and Medicare. The 2015 numbers are out.
Medicaid Single Income $2,199.00
Medicaid Couple Income (both on Medicaid) $4,398.00
Minimum Protected Resource Amount $23,844.00
Maximum Protected Resource $119,220.00
Spousal Monthly Allowance $2,980.50
The Gift Penalty is calculated as follows: the amount transferred divided by $156.34 (2013) = number of days of ineligibility.
Medicare Part B (covers Medical) Premium per month $104.90
Part B Annual Deductible $147.00 (after paying the deductible, the patient pays 20% of the Medicare approved amount, and the government pays 80%)
Skilled Nursing Facility Co-payment $157.50 per day (for days 21-100)
Hospital Stay Deductible $1,216.00
Hospital Co-pay 315.00 day (for days 61-90), and $630.00 day (for days 91-150)
(After day 150 ,the patient pays the actual hospital cost)