MA-CVT Non-Financial Eligibility

MA-CVT Non-Financial Eligibility

This subchapter provides non-financial policy information that applies to Medical Assistance for people receiving services at the Center for Victims of Torture (MA-CVT). Non-financial eligibility requirements are not related to a person’s income or assets. MA-CVT Immigration Status People receiving services at the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), who are not otherwise eligible for…

When Medicare Won’t Cover It: Tips for Paying for Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care

When Medicare Won’t Cover It: Tips for Paying for Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care

If you or a loved one are currently considering or facing the possibility of long-term care in an assisted living or nursing home facility, you may have realized a stunning fact – Medicare won’t cover it. Medicare certainly comes in handy for short-term care and hospital stays, but long-term care is something you’ll have to…

A Quick How-To Guide for Paying for Alzheimer’s Care

A Quick How-To Guide for Paying for Alzheimer’s Care

More than 5 million Americans over the age of 65 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease — and a new senior is diagnosed every 65 seconds. While these numbers might seem shocking, what’s even more alarming are the numbers associated with cost of care. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it costs an estimated $277 billion a year for all…

Terms and Definitions for Conservatorship and Guardianship

Terms and Definitions for Conservatorship and Guardianship

The following are terms and definitions for conservatorship, guardianship, and related concepts. Please note, these are common definitions, but precise legal definitions may vary depending on how a term is defined in a contract, law, or case. What is an Affidavit? A sworn statement. What is an Appeal? To bring a case before a higher…

How to Protect Assets from Nursing Home Costs

How to Protect Assets from Nursing Home Costs

Nursing home costs can quickly destroy a lifetime of savings. Attorney Jeff Molever pioneered a trail in Minnesota when he developed the “Family Pot Trust.” The Family Pot Trust is one of a number of tools and techniques to protect assets from long-term care costs. New Solutions for New Problems Estate planning has changed significantly to…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP)

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP)

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) are federal and state-funded programs that assist people on Medicare who have limited income and assets by paying some Medicare expenses, such as premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance. A person’s county, tribal, or state servicing agency determines who is eligible for an MSP. There are four types of…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) General Requirements

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) General Requirements

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP General Requirements This subchapter provides general policy information that applies to Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). It includes policies that apply to MSPs and links to relevant Minnesota Health…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Applications

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Applications

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Applications The federal government administers the Medicare program and the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) administers the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). This section outlines the requirements for Medicare…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Non-Financial Eligibility

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Non-Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Non-Financial Eligibility This subchapter includes non-financial eligibility policies. This covers eligibility factors not related to a person’s income or assets. Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) follow many of the same…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Post Eligibility

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Post Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Post Eligibility These policies apply to Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). In general, MSPs follow the same post-eligibility policies as Medical Assistance (MA). This subchapter includes policies that apply to…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Financial Eligibility

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Financial Eligibility This subchapter provides policy about financial eligibility for the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). This includes eligibility factors that involve a person’s income or assets. MSP follows many…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Income

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Income

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Income Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) follow many of the same income eligibility policies as Medical Assistance for People Who Are Age 65 or Older and People Who Are Blind…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Assets

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Assets

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Assets Assets are items of value that people own like bank accounts, stocks and bonds, cars, and real estate. Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) follow many of the same asset…

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Cooperation

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) Cooperation

This article is a section taken from Medicare Savings Programs (MSP), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. MSP Cooperation Medicare Savings Program (MSP) enrollees must comply with various Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) eligibility requirements or they may have their MSP coverage ended. These requirements include: MHCP…

Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA) Financial Eligibility

Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA) Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. EMA Financial Eligibility This subchapter provides financial policy information that applies to Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA). This includes eligibility factors that involve a person’s income or assets. A person…

Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA Option

Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA Option

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 (MA) under the TEFRA Option Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA option is for children with a disability who are otherwise ineligible for MA because household income…

Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act General Requirements

Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act General Requirements

This article is a section taken from MA under the TEFRA Option, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. TEFRA General Requirements Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA option is for children with a disability who are otherwise ineligible for MA because household income is above the…

Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act Financial Eligibility

Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA under the TEFRA Option, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. TEFRA  Financial Eligibility Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA option is for children with a disability who are otherwise ineligible for MA because household income is above…

Medical Assistance Overview

Medical Assistance Overview

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. Overview Medical Assistance (MA) eligibility has a variety of non-financial, financial and post-eligibility requirements. Some MA policies apply to all MA applicants and enrollees. For example, residency requirements are…

MA 1619(a) or 1619(b)

MA 1619(a) or 1619(b)

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. MA 1619(a) or 1619(b) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that provides monthly cash payments to people age 65 or…

TEFRA Post-Eligibility

TEFRA Post-Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA under the TEFRA Option, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Post-Eligibility Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA option is for children with a disability who are otherwise ineligible for MA because household income is above the MA…

TEFRA Non-Financial Eligibility

TEFRA Non-Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA under the TEFRA Option, a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Non-Financial Eligibility Medical Assistance (MA) under the TEFRA option is for children with a disability who are otherwise ineligible for MA because household income is above the MA…

MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD)

MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD)

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. MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD) is a work incentive health care program that provides MA coverage to employed people with…

MA-EPD General Requirements

MA-EPD General Requirements

This article is a section taken from MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. General Requirements This subchapter provides general policy information that applies to Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD). In general, MA-EPD follows the MA for…

MA-EPD Financial Eligibility

MA-EPD Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Financial Eligibility Financial eligibility requirements involve a person’s income or assets. Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD) enrollees must have earned income above $65…

MA-EPD Non-Financial Eligibility

MA-EPD Non-Financial Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Non-Financial Eligibility This subchapter includes non-financial eligibility policies. This covers eligibility factors not related to a person’s income or assets. In general, MA-EPD follows the MA…

MA-EPD Post-Eligibility

MA-EPD Post-Eligibility

This article is a section taken from MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD), a part of the revisions and additions to the Minnesota Health Care Program Eligibility Policy Manual. Post-Eligibility These policies apply to Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD) enrollees. In general, MA-EPD follows the MA for People Who Are Age…