PM 15-06-02-b: NH Personal Needs Allowance/SLP Room and Board Amount

WAG 15-06-02-b

The Nursing Home (NH) Personal Needs Allowance (PNA) is $30.  This allowance can be different for certain veterans or surviving spouses who are nursing home residents (see PM 15-04-04-e).

The Room and Board Amount for a resident of a Supportive Living Program (SLP) is based on whether the person shares a room. For an SLP resident who does not share a room, the Room and Board Amount is the SSI rate for a single person and 1/2 of the SSI rate for a couple. For Revised text2017, the Room and Board Amount for a single person is Revised text$735 and Revised text$551.50 for a couple.