The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits did not increase for 2016, and remain the same as in 2015.
There is also no increase in the spousal impoverishment standards for 2016. The community spouse Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance (MMMNA) remains at $2,980.50. This is the amount of monthly income a spouse who is in the community, whose spouse is institutionalized, may keep. Continue reading “Social Security, Medicaid Income And Resource Levels And The Regional Rates For Calculating A Penalty Period For 2016”