New COLAs and PICKLE chart

Social Security announced that for the first time since 2009 that there will be a cost of living adjustment in Social Security and SSI benefits effective January 1, 2012.  The COLA will impact the the calculation of Pickle Amendment eligibility for Medicaid. Gordon Bonnyman of the Tennessee Justice Center updated this table and instructions that enables advocates to calculate Medicaid eligibility under the Amendment quickly and simply.  Download the Table.