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2024 Texas Medicaid Income and Asset Limits (including historical 2023, 2022, and 2021 limits)


2021

2022

2023

2024

Income Limit

$2,382 / mo

$2,523 / mo

$2,742 / mo

$2,829 / mo

Countable Asset Limit

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

Protected Resource Amount, Minimum

$26,076

$27,480

$29,724

$30,828

Protected Resource Amount, Maximum

$130,380

$137,400

$148,620

$154,140

Spousal Maintenance Allowance (MMMNA)

$3,259.50 / mo

$3,435 / mo

$3,715.50 / mo

$3,853.50

Transfer Penalty divisor

$237.93 / day

$237.93 / day

$237.93 / day, but

after 9/1/23 increases to $242.13/day

$242.13 / day

Home equity limit

$603,000

$636,000

$688,000

$713,000

​Personal Needs Allowance

$60 / month

$60 / month

$60 / mo, but

after 9/1/23 increases to

$75/mo

$75 / month

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