The period authorized is the portion of the c.p. when all factors of eligibility are met and the individual receives Medicaid benefits.
Authorize the day the deductible is met and through the last day of the c.p., provided all other eligibility factors are also met.
Authorize the first day of the c.p. through the last day of the c.p.
LTC budgeting begins the month following the month of entry into LTC (See MA-3325, Long-Term Care Budgeting).
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.