Category: Medicaid

Indiana’s New Income Limit Rule and Its Potential Impact on Your Medicaid Eligibility

Beginning June 1, 2014, Indiana implemented a change to its Medicaid eligibility standards for those residing in nursing homes or receiving waivered services. The new rule currently limits the gross income of Medicaid recipients to $2,199.00 per month (updated May, 2015). Each year, this Special Income Level (SIL) may be adjusted. Medicaid recipients whose income exceeded the SIL prior to June 1, 2014, received a written notice from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) explaining that their Medicaid benefits would cease unless immediate action was taken. According to FSSA estimates, over 3,200 Indiana Medicaid recipients (residing in nursing homes or receiving waivered services) had incomes exceeding $2,199.00.… Read More »