DATE: AUGUST 30, 2005
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 27-05
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: September 1, 2005
The North Carolina Medicaid Community Alternatives Program for Persons with Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities (CAP-MR/DD) recently received approval for a home and community-based services waiver that continues the current waiver program with a change in the level of care determination process. The Murdoch Center begins making the ICF-MR level of care determinations September 1, 2005.
MA-2270, Long Term Care Need and Budgeting, is revised to reflect the change in the ICF-MR and CAP-MR/DD level of care determinations using the MR-2 form.
This policy is effective September 1, 2005. Apply this policy to redeterminations and applications taken on or after September 1, 2005.
Remove: MA-2270, Long Term Care Need and Budgeting, pages 1-2 and 39-45.
Insert: MA-2270, Long Term Care Need and Budgeting, pages 1-2 and 39-44 dated 9/1/05.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative.
L. Allen Dobson, Jr., M.D., Assistant Secretary
for Health Policy and Medical Assistance
(This material was researched and written by Susan Ryan, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit.)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.