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2006 Agency Letters

Agency Letter Number

Subject Area

Subject Synopsis

Issue Date

Attachment

 

HCPF 06-035

 

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

 

CHP+ Pending Application Common Error

 

Staff on how to authorize and complete Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) Pending Applications.

 

 

12/8/2006

 

CBMS Procedure-CHP+ Pending Application form

 

CHP+ - Information we need

 

 

HCPF 06-034

 

Benefits Coordination

 

Trust Officer Contact Information, Revised Trust Transmittal Form, Declaration of Income Trust Form and Disability Trust Form

 

Rescind, correct, and update agency letters HCPF 06-023, HCPF 06-020, HCPF 06-006, HCPF 05-006 and HCPF 05-005

 

 

9/13/2006

 

Trust Transmittal Form

 

Responsibilities of a Trustee-Nursing Facility

 

Disability Trust Form, Disability Trust

 

HCPF 06-033

 

Medicaid Eligibility-Citizenship and Identity Documentation Requirements

 

Revised Rules for Citizenship and Identity Documentation

Revised rules governing the citizenship and identity documentation requirements for the Medicaid program

 

 

9/13/2006

 

8.100.53 Groups Assisted Under the Program

 

HCPF 06-032

 

 

Medicaid Eligibility-Citizenship Documentation Requirements

 

Revised Chart of Documents to Establish Identity (Chart 5)

 

Revised chart of documents for establishing the citizenship and identity of a Medicaid applicant or client

 

 

7/21/2006

 

Documents Establishing US Citizenship and Identity (Revised 7/18/06)

 

HCPF 06-031

 

Medicaid Eligibility-Citizenship Documentation Requirements

 

Additional Exemptions from the Citizenship Documentation Requirements

 

Additional groups of individuals who are exempt from the new federal Medicaid citizenship and identity documentation requirements

 

 

7/19/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-030

 

Medical Assistance

 

Medicare Buy-In Accretion Logic Fixed

 

change in procedures relating to Medicare Buy-In

 

 

7/7/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-029

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

Removal of the resource limit rules for Family and Children's Medicaid

 

Removal of the resource limit rules under the Family and Children's Medicaid categories

 

 

7/6/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-028

 

Medicaid Eligibility-Citizenship Documentation Requirements

 

New Requirements for Documentation of US Citizenship

 

New rules concerning documentation a US citizen must provide to be eligible for Medicaid. Effective July 1, 2006

 

6/30/2006

 

8.100.53 Groups Assisted Under the Program

 

Documents Establishing US Citizenship and Identity

 

How to Get Citizenship or Identity Documents

 

Vital Statistics

 

 

 

 

 

HCPF 06-027

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

Addition of a New Parent Category and Updated Income Chart for Family and Children's Medicaid

 

Presumptive Eligibility sites of the addition of a new Medicaid category for the Family and Children's Medicaid program and to update the income chart to include income guidelines for this new category

 

 

 6/22/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-026

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

Medicaid Clarifications for Foster Care and Subsidized Adoption Assistance

 

Clarify the subsidized adoption rule changes, to define the roles of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) personnel, and to clarify Medicaid eligibility process and procedures for foster care and subsidized adoption clients

 

 

5/30/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-024

 

Medical Assistance

 

Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control Negative Pilot for Non-Qualified/Non-Citizen Emergency Medicaid Recipients

 

Upcoming Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control (MEQC) pilot of negative cases

 

 

5/30/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-023.1R

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

 

Revised Disability Trust Form

 

HCPF 06-023 replaced by HCPF 06-034

 

9/13/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-023R

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

 

Revised Disability Trust Form

Replaced by HCPF 06-023.1

 

5/3/2006

 

Disability Trust Form

 

HCPF 06-022

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

 

Revised Rules for Trust, Life Estates, and Annuities

Revised rules for trust, life estates, and annuities that are effective June 1, 2006

 

5/30/2006

 

8.110.52 Consideration of trusts in determining Medicaid eligibility

 

 

HCPF 06-021

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Definition of Income; Revised Resource Rules for Vehicles, Household Goods, and Personal Effects

 

Revised definition of income and new resource rules governing vehicles, household goods, and personal effects for applicants and recipients of Medicaid long-term care services

 

 

5/30/2006

 

8.110.50 Financial Eligibility Requirements for Elderly, Blind and Disabled Individuals

 

HCPF 06-020.1R

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

 

Revised Income Trust Form

 

HCPF 06 replaced by HCPF 06-034

 

9/13/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-020R

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Income Trust Form

 

Replaced by HCPF 06-020.1

 

5/30/2006

 

Responsibilities of a Trustee-Nursing Facility, pg 1

 

Responsibilities of a Trustee-Nursing Facility, pg 2

 

Declaration of Income Trust

 

 

HCPF 06-019

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Rules for Transfers without Fair Consideration and Undue Hardship Exceptions

 

New rules governing transfers without fair consideration and undue hardship exceptions for applicants and recipients of Medicaid long-term care services

 

 

3/31/2006

 

Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.3

 

HCPF 06-018

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Rules for Resources-Annuities

 

New procedures for treating annuities for applicants for and recipients of Medicaid long-term care services

 

 

3/31/2006

 

Additional Information Regarding Annuities

 

Letter Template

 

Revised Rules

 

 

HCPF 06-017

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Rules for resources-Home Equity Limitation

 

New regulation which affects applicants for Medicaid long-term care services with homes with equity values of more than $500,000.

 

 

3/31/2006

 

Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.50(K)-8.110.51

 

HCPF 06-016
 

 

Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

 

Revised Rules for Promissory Notes and Life Estates

 

New rules governing promissory notes and life estates for applicants and recipients of Medicaid long-term care services

 

 

3/31/2006

 

Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.51

 

HCPF 06-015

 

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

 

CHP+ Program 2006 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

 

 3/27/2006

 

2005 Ability-To-Pay Scale Effective 4/1/06-3/31/07

 

 

HCPF 06-014

 

Medical Assistance

 

2006 Increase in poverty level QMB, SLMB, QI1, QDWI

 

New Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB), Special Low Income Medicare Beneficiaries (SLMB), Qualified Individuals (QI-1), and Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI) income limits

 

 

3/16/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-012

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

Clarification of Current Regulations Regarding the State-Only Prenatal Program

 

Current Medicaid eligibility regulations for the State-Only Prenatal Program. Supersedes Agency Letters HCPF 03-001 AND HCPF 03-001.1

 

 

3/3/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-010

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

2006 Transitional Medicaid Assistance Extension

Extension of Transitional Medicaid through December 31, 2006

 

 

3/1/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-009

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

Updated Policy for the use of Prospective Budgeting in Transitional Medicaid

 

Provide updated information to all county human/social services departments and Medical Assistance sites regarding Transitional Medicaid and the use of prospective budgeting under this category.

 

 

 2/17/2006

 

 

 HCPF 06-008

 

Benefits Coordination

 

Submitting Trusts for Eligibility Determinations

 

Clarify the procedure for submitting a trust for review to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

 

 

2/3/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-007.1

 

Medicaid Eligibility

 

2006 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

 

Replacement 2006 income guidelines for the Family and Children Medicaid updates slight discrepancies that consisted between the CHP+ guidelines and Family Medicaid guidelines

 

 

5/1/2006

 

1931 Need Standard and Federal Poverty Level Income Guidelines effective April 1, 2006

 

HCPF 06-007R

 

Medicaid Eligibility

 

2006 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

 

Replaced by HCP 06-007.l

 

2/3/2006

 

1931 Need Standard and Federal Poverty Level Income Guidelines effective April 1, 2006

 

 

HCPF 06-006.1R

 

Benefits Coordination

 

Disability Trust Form

 

Replaced by HCPF 06-034

 

 

 9/13/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-006R

 

Benefits Coordination

 

Disability Trust Form

 

Replaced by HCPF 06-006.1

 

 1/25/2006

 

Disability Trust Form

 

Disability Trust Form

 

 

HCPF 06-005.1

 

Financial Medicaid Eligibility-Aged, Blind, and Disabled MMMNA

 

 

Approved increase MMMNA July 1, 2006

 

Final approved increase for the Community Spouse MMMNA and Excess Shelter Allowance.

 

 6/2/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-005aR

 

Financial Medicaid Eligibility-Aged, Blind, and Disabled

 

Categories
Increase in MMMNA on July 1, 2006

 

Replaced by HCPF 06-005.01

 

 

6/2/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-005R

 

Financial Medicaid Eligibility-Aged, Blind, and Disabled

 

Categories
Increase in MMMNA on July 1, 2006

 

Replaced by HCPF 06-005.1

 

 

 1/25/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-004.1

 

Medicaid County Client Coordinator

 

Medicaid County Client Responsiveness Procedure Replaces Agency Letter HCPF 06-004

 

New procedure will ensure Medicaid client issues and concerns are acted upon by the counties in a timely manner.

 

3/1/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-004R

 

Medicaid County Client Coordinator

 

Medicaid County Client Responsiveness Procedure

Replaced by HCPF 06-004.1

 

 

 1/25/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-003

 

Benefits Coordination

 

Disability Trust Closure Form

Procedure for notifying the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing when a Medicaid client with an approved disability trust is no longer eligible for Medicaid.

 

 

 1/25/2006

 

Disability Trust Closure Form

 

HCPF 06-002

 

Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)

 

CHP+ AND CHP+ Prenatal care Program Eligibility Level

Revisions to the CHP+ program to increase the upper eligibility level to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level for children and pregnant women

 

 

 1/24/2006

 

 

HCPF 06-001

 

Medicaid Assistance

 

2006 Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments

 

 

 3/2/2006