MA-ABD Certification of Disability

MA-ABD Certification of Disability

This article is a section taken from MA for People Who Are Age 65 or Older or People Who Are Blind or Have a Disability (MA-ABD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Certification of Disability Disability or blindness must be certified by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or…

MA-ABD Contract for Deed and Other Property Agreements

MA-ABD Contract for Deed and Other Property Agreements

This article is a section taken from MA for People Who Are Age 65 or Older or People Who Are Blind or Have a Disability (MA-ABD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Contract for Deed and Other Property Agreements This section provides policy provisions for contracts…

MA-ABD Retirement Funds and Retirement Plans

MA-ABD Retirement Funds and Retirement Plans

This article is a section taken from MA for People Who Are Age 65 or Older or People Who Are Blind or Have a Disability (MA-ABD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Retirement Funds and Retirement Plans Retirement funds are cash and other assets held by…

MHCP State Residency for People in an Institution

MHCP State Residency for People in an Institution

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. State Residency for People in an Institution There are specific rules that govern state residency for people who reside in an institution. An institution is an establishment that…

MHCP State Residency for Adoption Assistance and Foster Care

MHCP State Residency for Adoption Assistance and Foster Care

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. State Residency for Adoption Assistance and Foster Care People who receive adoption assistance or are in foster care have special rules for determining their state of residency. Adoption…

MHCP State Residency

MHCP State Residency

This article is a section taken from Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. State Residency Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) are only available to Minnesota residents. People Age 21 or Older People age 21 or older are a Minnesota resident if…

MinnesotaCare Non-Financial Eligibility

MinnesotaCare Non-Financial Eligibility

Non-Financial Eligibility This subsection includes MinnesotaCare non-financial eligibility policies and links to policies that apply to all Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP). This covers eligibility requirements not related to a person’s income or assets. MinnesotaCare Citizenship and Lawful Presence MinnesotaCare Incarceration Status MinnesotaCare Insurance Barriers MHCP State Residency MinnesotaCare Social Security Number CREDIT: The content…

MinnesotaCare Insurance Barriers

MinnesotaCare Insurance Barriers

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Non-Financial Eligibility a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Insurance Barriers Other Health Coverage Other health coverage may be a barrier to MinnesotaCare eligibility. Access to some types of health coverage is always a barrier, even if the person is…

MinnesotaCare Social Security Number

MinnesotaCare Social Security Number

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Non-Financial Eligibility a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Social Security Number The Department of Human Services (DHS) uses Social Security numbers (SSNs) to identify applicants and enrollees and to administer MinnesotaCare. DHS matches SSNs against records in electronic data…

MA-LTC Transfer Penalty

MA-LTC Transfer Penalty

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Transfer Penalty The transfer penalty for uncompensated transfers is a period of ineligibility for Medical Assistance for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC). The transfer penalty only applies to people…

MA-LTC Transfer Penalty Exceptions and Hardship Waiver

MA-LTC Transfer Penalty Exceptions and Hardship Waiver

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Transfer Penalty Exceptions and Hardship Waiver Not all uncompensated transfers result in a transfer penalty. Some uncompensated transfers meet an exception, which means a penalty is not imposed….

MA-LTC Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance

MA-LTC Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance The Long Term Care Partnership (LTCP) insurance enables people who buy certain qualified Long-Term Care (LTC) insurance policies to keep more assets if…

MA-LTC Long-Term Care Facility Services

MA-LTC Long-Term Care Facility Services

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Long-Term Care Facility Services A long-term care facility (LTCF) is a place such as a skilled nursing facility, Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD) or…

MA-LTC Income Calculations for Long-Term Care Services

MA-LTC Income Calculations for Long-Term Care Services

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Income Calculations for Long-Term Care Services Income Calculations There are two income calculations used to determine what amount, if any, a person must contribute from their income…

MA-LTC Income Calculation Deductions

MA-LTC Income Calculation Deductions

This article is a section taken from MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Income Calculation Deductions Certain deductions from countable gross income are allowed in the long-term care (LTC) income calculation to determine the amount a person is required to…