OWM Blog – Medicaid: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Announces 2018 Burial Limits

Montgomery County Burial Reserve

On February 26, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) published an updated Burial Cost chart for 2018. Click this link to see the chart: 2018 PA Burial Limits. This chart provides the maximum amount under Pennsylvania’s Medicaid rules that can be used to fund an irrevocable burial reserve, or pre-paid funeral. The benefit of prepayment of funeral costs is that the prepayment or burial reserve is not counted as a resource when determining Medicaid eligibility.

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