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…

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-LTC Annuity Disclosures

MA-LTC Annuity Disclosures

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. Annuity Disclosures People must disclose if they own an annuity or have the right to receive income from an annuity. A person who requests Medical Assistance for Long-Term…

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 Expense Accounts

MA-ABD Health Expense Accounts

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 Expense Accounts Various programs give people tax advantages to offset health care costs:…

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…

MA-ABD Health Savings Accounts

MA-ABD Health Savings Accounts

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 Savings Accounts A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-exempt trust or custodial…

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…