CAN I KEEP MORE THAN THE COMMUNITY SPOUSE RESOURCE ALLOWANCE?

When a married person needs nursing home placement, the spouse living at home (Community Spouse) is often told that he or she can only retain assets up to the Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA). In 2018, that number is $123,600.00. The institutionalized spouse can only have $2,000.00 of assets. If the combined assets of both [...]