Medicaid Rate Levels

NYS Income and Resource Standards 2017 Levels:

Household Size:                                   Income Level                      Resources

One:                                     ($9,900  yearly)     ($825 monthly plus $20 disregard)      $ 14,850

Two:                                    ($14,508 yearly)      ($1,209  monthly)                                   $ 21,750

Three:                                 ($16,680 yearly)       ($1,390 monthly)                                    $ 25,013

Four:                                   ($18,852 yearly)      ($1,571 monthly)                                     $ 28,275

  • The SSI resource level is $2,000 for individuals and $3,000 for couples.
  • The State supplement is $87 for an individual and $104 for a couple living alone.
  • The Maximum federal Community Spouse Resource Allowance is $120,900.
  • The Minimum State Community Spouse Resource Allowance is $74,820.
  • The community spouse Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance (MMMNA) is $3,022.50.
  • The home equity limit for both Medicaid coverage of nursing facility and community-based long term is $840,000

Monthly Regional Nursing Home Rates

  • NEW YORK CITY                                   $ 12,157     (All boroughs)
  • LONG ISLAND                                       $ 12,811      (Nassau, Suffolk)
  • NORTHEASTERN                                  $ 10,242      (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene,     Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington)
  • NORTHERN METROPOLITAN            $  12,198     (Duchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester)
  • WESTERN                                              $  10,078     (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming)
  • ROCHESTER                                         $ 11,237     (Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates)
  • CENTRAL                                               $   9,511     (Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Tompkins)