Medicaid Information Florida

State name of program
Street address
2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 8, Tallahassee, FL 32308
Phone number
State Medicaid link
Resource limits
1) Community spouse resource allowance is $104,400.
2) The state Medicaid program will not cover long-term care services for those with home equity above $500,000, with certain exceptions, i.e. the Medicaid recipient’s spouse or dependents residing in the home.
3) Asset limit of $2,000 for an individual or $3,000 for a couple.
4) Check the website for a list of some of the assets that are exempt from Medicaid qualifications.
Income limits
1) Florida is an “Income Cap” state.  In other words, if a person’s gross income is over $1,869 per month, that person is ineligible for ICP benefits.
2) Nursing home gross monthly income limit for 2008 is $1,911 for an individual or $3,822 for an eligible couple.
3) Personal needs allowance of $25.
4) Monthly maximum maintenance income allowance $1,712.
Special notes
Medicaid rules are very complex; you should check with your nearest Florida Medicaid office for detailed information.