Family and Children's Medicaid MA-3325 LONG TERM CARE BUDGETING
II. Requirements For Placement of 12 Months or Less
A. Long-term care budgeting never applies when an individual under age 21 is placed in a facility for 12 months or less. Do not enter a PML in EIS when budgeting PLA.
B. Determine parental financial responsibility for an individual under age 21 who is placed in a long-term care living arrangement for 12 months or less (with private living budgeting) by whether he is permanently or temporarily absent from his parent(s)’ home. Refer to MA-3305, M-AF, M-IC, H-SF Budgeting, to make a determination of parental financial responsibility.