Texas Medicaid Income Limits & Asset Limits (2014-2015)

NOTE: Update posted for 2016 Medicaid Limits (click here)

MEDICAID in TEXAS 2014 Amounts 2015 Amounts
Income Cap (one Medicaid patient) $2,163 / month $2,199 / month
Income Cap

(both spouses are Medicaid patients)

$4,326 / month $4,398 / month
Countable Asset Cap (one Medicaid patient) $2000 $2000
Countable Asset Cap (both spouses are Medicaid patients) $3000 $3000
Spousal Protected Resource Amount (minimum spousal impoverishment allowance) $23,448 $23,844
Spousal Protected Resource Amount (maximum spousal impoverishment allowance unless couple qualifies for Expanded SPRA) $117,240 $119,220
Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance $2,931 $2980.50
Transfer Penalty $156.34/day $162.41/day
as of 9-1-15

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