2006 Agency Letters

Agency Letter Number Subject Area Subject Synopsis Issue Date Attachment
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

01/25/2006 Disability Trust Closure Form
06-004.1 Medicaid County Client Coordinator

Medicaid county client responsiveness procedure replaces Agency Letter 06-004

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

03/01/2006  
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

02/03/2006  
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

03/31/2006 Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.51
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

03/31/2006

Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.50(K)-8.110.51

06-018 Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

Revised Rules for Resource-Annuities

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

03/31/2006

Additional Information Regarding Annuities

Letter template

Revised rules

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

03/31/2006 Medical Assistance Eligibility 8.110.3
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

05/30/2006 8.110.50 Financial Eligibility Requirements for Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Individuals
06-022 Financial Eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care Services

Revised rules for trust, life estates, and annuities

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

05/30/2006 8.110.52 Consideration of trusts in determining Medicaid eligibility
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

05/30/2006  
06-030 Medical Assistance

Medicare buy-in accretion logic fixed

Change in procedures relating to Medicare buy-in

07/07/2006  
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

09/13/2006

Trust Transmittal Form

Responsibilities of a Trustee-Nursing Facility

Disability Trust Form, Disability Trust