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New MMMNA Figures Released, But What's an MMMNA?

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on August 2, 2021

By Harry S. Margolis

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MassHealth has issued the new Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance (MMMNA) numbers for the rest of 2021 and the first half of 2022 which increase the amount of income the spouse of a MassHealth-covered nursing home resident may keep. (I'll explain below why this is a bit of a misstatement of the rules, but I can't think of a better way to say it.)

They are a minimum of $2,177.50 and a maximum of $3,259.50 a month.

How the MMMNA Works

Here's what this means:

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Topics: MassHealth, MMMNA, spousal impoverishment, CSRA

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