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.

Medical Assistance for People Who Are Age 65 or Older and People Who Are Blind or Have a Disability

Medical Assistance (MA) eligibility is determined using a variety of non-financial, financial and post-eligibility factors. Some MA policies apply to all MA applicants and enrollees. Other eligibility requirements are different, depending on what type of MA a person may be eligible for.

This subchapter includes policies that apply to MA for People Who Are Age 65 or Older and People Who Are Blind or Have a Disability (MA-ABD) and links to policies that apply to all MA programs and all Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) programs.

In depth information about statewide services is available from Specialized assistance for seniors is available from the Senior Linkage Line at 800-333-2433 and for people with disabilities from the Disability Linkage Line at 866-333-2466.

MA-ABD General Requirements

MHCP Applications

MA-ABD Mandatory Verifications

MA Responsibilities

MHCP Retroactive Coverage

MHCP Rights

MA-ABD Non-Financial Eligibility

MA-ABD Bases of Eligibility

MA-ABD Certification of Disability

MA Citizenship and Immigration

MA County Residency

MA Living Arrangement

MHCP State Residency

MA Social Security Number

MA-ABD Financial Eligibility

MA-ABD Household Composition and Family Size

MA-ABD Assets

MA-ABD Asset Limits

MA-ABD Asset Deeming

MA-ABD Sponsor Asset Deeming

MA-ABD Excluded Assets

MA-ABD Countable Assets

MA-ABD Availability of Countable Assets

MA-ABD Shared Ownership

MA-ABD Unknown Assets

MA-ABD Excess Assets

MA-ABD Asset Evaluation

MA-ABD Liquid Assets

MA-ABD Retirement Funds and Plans

MA-ABD Health Expense Accounts

MA-ABD Flexible Spending Arrangements

MA-ABD Health Savings Accounts

MA-ABD Real Property

MA-ABD Homestead Real Property

MA-ABD Non-Homestead Real Property

MA-ABD Life Estates and Remainder Interests

MA-ABD Other Property Interests

MA-ABD Contract for Deed and Other Property Agreements

MA-ABD Promissory Notes

MA-ABD Automobiles and Other Vehicles used for Transportation

MA-ABD Annuities

MA-ABD Trusts

MA-ABD Identifying the Type of Trust

MA-ABD Client-Funded Trusts

MA-ABD Medical Assistance Qualifying Trusts

MA-ABD Special Needs Trusts

MA-ABD Pooled Trusts

MA-ABD Third Party Established and Funded Trusts

MA-ABD Supplemental Needs Trusts

MA-ABD Life Insurance Policies

MA-ABD Burial Contracts

MA-ABD Burial Space Exclusion

MA-ABD Burial Fund Exclusion

MA-ABD Continuing Care Retirement Community Entrance Fee

MA-ABD Tribal Payments and Interests

MA-ABD Household Goods and Personal Effects

MA-ABD Income

MA-ABD Income Limits

MA-ABD Income Methodology

MA-ABD Countable Income

MA-ABD Income Deeming

MA-ABD Sponsor Income Deeming

MA-ABD Disregards and Deductions

MA-ABD Excluded Income

MA-ABD Medical Spenddowns

MA-ABD Spenddown Types

MA-ABD Health Care Expenses

MA-ABD Post-Eligibility

MA Begin and End Dates

MA Benefit Recovery

MHCP Change in Circumstances

MA Cooperation

MA Cost Sharing

MHCP Fraud

MA-ABD Health Care Delivery

MHCP Inconsistent Information

MA Qualifying Health Coverage

MA Referral for Other Benefits

MA-ABD Renewals

CREDIT: The content of this post has been copied or adopted from the Minnesota Healthcare Programs Eligibility Policy Manual, originally published by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

This is also part of a series of posts on Minnesota Healthcare Eligibility Policies.