What ia a Community Spouse?
Community Spouse, Community Spouse Resource Allowance (Minimum and Maximum), Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance (Minimum and Maximum), Penalty Divisor, Resource Limit, Exempt and non-Exempt Resources — should you care what these terms are? Well, if you're part of a married couple and you're concerned about the possible need for nursing home care for you and/or your spouse, you should. The option for paying for the nursing home are discussed in our previous article “Who will pay for the nursing Home?” Let's start first with the average monthly cost of nursing home care is approximately $10,000 per month, i.e. $120,000 per year….
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