2016 Statistics and Numbers

Americans who will require medical assistance this year – 8,000,000


Average nursing home stay for persons admitted – 2 to 3 years


Average cost of nursing home care on Long Island – $12,633/month


Average cost of nursing home care in New York City – $12,029/month


Medicaid applicant asset/resource allowance – $14,850


Maximum community spouse resource allowance – $119,220


Nursing home Medicaid applicant income allowance – $50/month


Home care Medicaid applicant income allowance – $825/month


Community spouse income allowance – $2,980.50/month