Cost-of-Living Adjustment Information for 2022

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Updates for local agencies, community-based organizations, and providers who provide assistance to members of Wisconsin's health and nutrition public assistance programs.


Cost-of-Living Adjustment Information for 2022

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will have a cost-of-living increase of 5.9 percent in 2022.

The cost of living increase is set by the federal government and will result in changes to some of the income limits, allowances, and deductions for members enrolled in Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled. The changes will be processed in December 2021 and will impact January 2022 benefits.

For more information, see the Social Security Administration’s 2022 Social Security Changes fact sheet and the Cost-of-Living Adjustment Information for 2022 frequently asked questions. Information about specific income levels, allowance, and deductions can be found in the Division of Medicaid Services 2022 Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled operations memo 21-23.