MA-FCA Income Limit

MA-FCA Income Limit

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Income Limit To be eligible for Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA) a person’s income must be less than or equal to…

MA-LTC Other Asset Transfer Considerations

MA-LTC Other Asset Transfer Considerations

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. Other Asset Transfer Considerations This section describes if a person has received adequate compensation for transfers involving the following types of assets: Annuities Coverdell Education Savings Account Life…

MA-LTC Asset Eligibility for a Long-Term Care Spouse

MA-LTC Asset Eligibility for a Long-Term Care Spouse

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. Asset Eligibility for a Long-Term Care Spouse An asset assessment is required to determine asset eligibility when one spouse, referred to as a long-term care (LTC) spouse, requests…

MA-LTC Community Spouse Asset Allowance

MA-LTC Community Spouse Asset Allowance

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. Community Spouse Asset Allowance At the time of a request for Medical Assistance for Long-Term Case Services (MA-LTC), the LTC spouse who has a community spouse must…

MA-LTC Asset Assessment for Planning Purposes

MA-LTC Asset Assessment for Planning Purposes

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. Asset Assessment for Planning Purposes An asset assessment is an evaluation of assets owned individually or jointly by a married couple as of a specific date. The couple…

MA-LTC Naming DHS a Preferred Remainder Beneficiary

MA-LTC Naming DHS a Preferred Remainder Beneficiary

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. Naming DHS a Preferred Remainder Beneficiary When a person requests MA for Long-Term Care Services (MA-LTC), the person and his or her spouse must name Minnesota Department of…

MA-FCA Income Methodology

MA-FCA Income Methodology

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Income Methodology Income eligibility for Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA) is based on current income and adjustments using the Modified Adjusted…

MA-FCA Income Verification

MA-FCA Income Verification

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Income Verification All countable income must be verified for Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA). The applicant or enrollee must attest to…

MA-FCA Health Care Delivery

MA-FCA Health Care Delivery

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Health Care Delivery Health care services are provided by the Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) for Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA)…

MA-FCA Transitional MA and Transition Year MA

MA-FCA Transitional MA and Transition Year MA

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Transitional Medical Assistance and Transition Year Medical Assistance Some Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA) enrollees may extend their MA coverage under…

MA-FCA Renewals

MA-FCA Renewals

This article is a section taken from MA for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Renewals Enrollees in Medical Assistance for Families with Children and Adults (MA-FCA) must have eligibility renewed every 12 months. Renewing eligibility means redetermining eligibility. Annual…

MA-ABD Health Flexible Spending Arrangements

MA-ABD Health Flexible Spending Arrangements

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. Health Flexible Spending Arrangements Health flexible spending arrangements (FSA), also known as flexible spending…

Refugee Medical Assistance

Refugee Medical Assistance

This article is a section taken from Medical Assistance (MA) a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Refugee Medical Assistance Refugee MA (RMA) provides health care coverage for the first eight months, for certain newly arrived refugees who are not otherwise eligible for MA. Because the income limits…

MinnesotaCare Income Limit

MinnesotaCare Income Limit

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Financial Eligibility a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Income Limit Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) considers income in determining eligibility. Income limits and calculations vary by program. Income limits are based on federal poverty guidelines issued by the…

MinnesotaCare Income Methodology

MinnesotaCare Income Methodology

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Financial Eligibility a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Income Methodology Income eligibility for MinnesotaCare is based on projected annual income (PAI). PAI is the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) that a person expects to have for a calendar…

MinnesotaCare Income Verification

MinnesotaCare Income Verification

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Financial Eligibility a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Income Verification MinnesotaCare requires verification of a person’s Projected Annual Income (PAI). PAI must be verified through an available electronic data source or by paper proof if electronic data…

MinnesotaCare Begin and End Dates

MinnesotaCare Begin and End Dates

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Post-Eligibility, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Begin and End Dates Eligibility and coverage are separate concepts for MinnesotaCare: Eligibility refers to when a person meets the MinnesotaCare eligibility rules. Coverage refers to when a person can…

MinnesotaCare Renewals

MinnesotaCare Renewals

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Post-Eligibility, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Renewals MinnesotaCare requires an annual renewal of eligibility. Renewing eligibility means redetermining eligibility. The annual renewal month is January. The certification period is January 1 through December 31, regardless of…

MinnesotaCare Qualifying Health Care Coverage

MinnesotaCare Qualifying Health Care Coverage

This article is a section taken from MinnesotaCare Post-Eligibility, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MinnesotaCare Qualifying Health Care Coverage As of January 2014, people must have qualifying health care coverage, qualify for a coverage exemption, or make an individual shared responsibility payment upon filing a…

MA-ABD Medical Assistance Qualifying Trusts

MA-ABD Medical Assistance Qualifying Trusts

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. Medical Assistance Qualifying Trusts Client-funded trusts established prior to August 11, 1993, the effective…