A. The 2014 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) is 1.5 percent for Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. Social Security benefits increased by 1.5 percent effective December 2013. These benefits are payable in January 2014. Federal SSI payment levels also increased by 1.5 percent beginning with the January 2014 payment.
DATE: JANUARY 16, 2014
Manual: Family and Children’s Medicaid
Change No: 10-13
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: January 1, 2014
MA-3315, Medicaid Deductible, is updated with the new Medicare premiums, deductibles and coinsurance amounts.
This change is effective 01/01/2014.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact a Medicaid Program Representative.
Sandra Terrell, MS, RN
(This material was researched and written by Vanessa Broadhurst, Policy Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit)
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.