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Tables of Federal Benefit Rates, One-third Reduction Values, and Presumed Maximum Values

Excerpted from "Social Security Handbook". See the up-to-date, official Social Security Handbook at ssa.gov.

2147. Tables of Federal Benefit Rates, One-third Reduction Values, and Presumed Maximum Values

2147.1 What are the applicable Federal benefit rates (FBR)?


Federal Benefit Rates

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Individual Full FBR

$552

$564

$579

$603

$623

$637

Medicaid Care

$30

$30

$30

$30

$30

$30

Eligible Couple Full FBR

$829

$846

$869

$904

$934

$956

Medicaid Care (Eligible Couple)

$60

$60

$60

$60

$60

$60

Essential Person (E/P) Increment

$277

$282

$290

$302

$312

$319

2147.2 What are the applicable one-third reduction rule values (VTR)?


Reduction Rule Values

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Individual

$188.00

$193.00

$201.00

$207.66

$212.33

Individual and E/P

$282.00

$289.66

$301.66

$311.66

$318.66

Eligible Couple

$282.00

$289.66

$301.33

$311.33

$318.66

2147.3 What are the applicable presumed maximum values (PMV)?


Presumed Maximum Values

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Individual PMV

$208.00

$213.00

$221.00

$227.66

$232.33

Individual and E/P PMV

$302.00

$309.66

$321.66

$331.66

$338.66

Eligible Couple PMV

$302.00

$309.66

$321.33

$331.33

$338.66

Last Revised: Feb. 1, 2008


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