As of November 17, 2017, there were 13,190 529 ABLE Accounts opened with $45 Million in assets according to Strategic Insights.  That's up from 10,114 accounts with $35.6 million in assets at the end of June . At the beginning of the year, there were 4,064 accounts with $13.9 million in assets. This shows the extent to which the disabilities community is embracing the ABLE program.    There are now 29 state programs available.   

2018 Contribution Limits for ABLE Accounts will be $15,000 – up $1,000 from 2017 limits. 

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released guidance on how ABLE Accounts, and ABLE Funds may impact Medicaid eligibility, and the sco pe of supports and services provided through the Medicaid program.  Click here to read more.