DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2007
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 26-07
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: December 1, 2007
The Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid Manual Change Notice 25-07, issued November 1, 2007, disclosed numerous errors in MA-2230, Financial Resources, regarding the number four. Due to technical issues the number four changed erroneously to the number five. Those errors and others were detected early and have been corrected. This change notice reflects error corrections along with additional policy information.
Special Needs Trust has been changed as follows.
designated payee. There must be no alternate designated payee named in the contract for the payments until the Trust has been properly wound up and the State has been reimbursed. This ensures that all remaining Trust assets will be available to reimburse the Division of Medical Assistance upon the death of the individual or termination of the Trust for other reasons.
If an individual has questions about a Certificate of Creditable Coverage refer him to Electronic Data Systems (EDS) at 1-800-688-6696 or Automated Voice Response (AVR) at 1-800-723-4337.
This policy is effective December 1, 2007. Apply this policy at each redetermination started on or after December 1, 2007, and each application taken on or after December 1, 2007.
Insert: MA-2230, Financial Resources, pages 1-4, 13-16, 21, 22, 25, 26, 47-50, 55-58, 61-64, 67-72, 85-104, 109, 110.
Insert: MA-2301, Conducting A Face-To-Face Interview, pages 19 and 20.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
William W. Lawrence, Jr., M.D.
(This material was researched and written by Sandi Morrow, Policy Consultant Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.