Eligibility Online Manual

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Medicaid policy has been updated in the following sections of the Medicaid Eligibility Manual:

December 2022

M1406 - National Public Health Emergency Related To The Covid-19 Virus

Updated how notices are being handled.

M103 - Eligible Persons

Updated coverage groups and criteria for eligibility.

M403 - Processing Applications For Medical Benefits

Clarified time frames applications are used for.

M906 - Completing Medical Assistance Computations

Updated to show how medical deductions are now calculated for Medicare premiums.

Table 6 - Immigration Status

Updated to provide guidance for Ukrainian nationals.

Table 8 - Countable/Available Resources

Updated guidance on Land, Buildings and Other Real Property.

April 2022

Table 17 - Medicaid Facility Daily Rates by County

Updated this table with the April 2022 changes.

Table 23 - Contacts

Updated this table with current contacts.

March 2022

M1001A Nursing Home/Swing Bed

Updated this section with changes to the LT101 span.

M1803 - Kid Care CHIP

Updated this section to provide guidance in determining Kid Care CHIP eligibility for children ages 0-18.

Table 6 Qualified Immigration Status

Updated to provide guidance for processing applications for Ukrainian Nationals.

February 2022

M1201D - Foster Care

Updated this section to clarify eligibility for Foster Care.

M1201E - Subsidized Adoption

Updated this section to clarify eligibility for Subsidized Adoption.

November 2021

Table 8 - Countable/Available Resources

Updated this section to clarify how to treat Retirement/Pension plans/funds.


COLA

Medicaid Policy has been updated, in the following sections of the Eligibility Online Manual, to reflect the Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) and Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment standard increases:

Table 1 - Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Standards

Updated this table with the April 2022 changes, along with the new 5% disregard.

Table 1A - Aged, Blind or Disabled - Income & Deduction Standards

Updated this table with the January 2022 changes.

Table 2 - Countable/Available Income Non-MAGI

Updated this table with the January 2022 changes.

Table 4 - COLA

Updated this table with the January 2022 changes.

Table 7 - Maximum Resource Standards

Updated this table with January 2022 changes.

Table 8 - Countable/Available Resources

Updated this table with the January 2022 changes.

Table 9 - Resource Transfer Penalty

Updated this table with the January 2022 changes.