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Taken a toll Share Calculations For Long Term Care Medicaid August 25, 2009

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HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED WAIVERS Applicants for Home and Community Based Waivers can be categorized as one of three gatherings in light of pay and qualification for different classes of full advantage Medicaid. Bunch A Group B Group C The cost share computation will rely on upon which gather the candidate is in.

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Group A Group A Waiver individuals: Are practically qualified for HCBW Eligible for full advantage Medicaid through SSI, SSI related Medicaid, MAPP or BadgerCare Plus Standard Plan Eligible for full advantage Medicaid through meeting a deductible. Have no HCBW taken a toll share

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Group B Group B Waiver individuals: Are practically qualified for HCBW Have net wage at or beneath the Community Waivers Special Income Limit (at present $2022) May have a cost share in light of the individuals pay and reasonable conclusions

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Group B Cost Share Calculation From the individual's gross wage subtract: Personal Maintenance Allowance Special Exempt Income Health Insurance premiums Medical/Remedial costs

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Personal Maintenance Allowance The individual upkeep stipend is for room, board and individual costs. It is the aggregate, (up to the EBD Maximum Personal Maintenance Allowance), of the: 1.Community Waivers Basic Needs Allowance. This sum can change yearly. The present sum is $854.00. 2. $65 ½ earned pay finding. To ascertain this derivation subtract $65 from the part's gross month to month wage, partition the outcome by 2 and add the $65 to that sum.

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Personal Maintenance Allowance (con't) 3. Extraordinary Housing Amount. This is a measure of the individual's pay put aside to pay lodging costs. In the event that the Group B Waiver part's lodging expenses are over $350, include the accompanying costs: Rent Home or Renter's Insurance Mortgage Property impose (counting exceptional evaluations) Utilities (warm, water, sewer, power) "Room" sums for individuals in a CBRF, RCAC, or AFH. The aggregate less $350.00 rises to the Special Housing sum . The Special Housing sum is not given to individuals under 18.

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Personal Maintenance Allowance (con't) Special Housing Amount (con't) When both mates are applying for HCBW and both have salary: And they dwell together in a similar living arrangement, partition the exceptional lodging sum similarly between them. Furthermore, they dwell in partitioned rooms in a substitute care office, yet there is one and only food and lodging contract for both, separate the unique lodging sum similarly between them. Furthermore, they dwell in independent living game plans (e.g. they live in two diverse substitute care offices OR they live in a similar substitute care office yet each has a private room and his/her own particular individual food and lodging contract) then compute a different unique lodging sum for each, in view of their individual "rent" costs that are gotten from the care chief.

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Personal Maintenance Allowance (con't) Special Housing Amount (con't) When one companion has wage and both are applying: And they dwell together in a similar living arrangement, dispense the full uncommon lodging add up to the mate with wage. Furthermore, they dwell in independent rooms in a substitute care office, however there is one and only food and lodging contract for both, assign the full lodging add up to the life partner with wage. What's more, they dwell in particular rooms in a substitute care office, yet each has an individual food and lodging contract, just the life partner with pay gets a reasoning for the exceptional lodging sum, and it depends on their individual "lease" costs that are gotten from the care administrator.

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Special Exempt Income Special Exempt salary incorporates: Income utilized for supporting others: these are installments, either court-requested or non-court requested made to a man outside the Fiscal Test Group for motivation behind supporting and keeping up that individual. Court-requested lawyer's charges Court-requested gatekeeper and watchman advertisement litem charges Expenses connected with setting up and keeping up a guardianship

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Special Exempt Income (con't) Expenses connected with a Self-Support Plan. Permits the incapacitated part to get salary and amass assets for preparing or buying gear fundamental for self support. Must be endorsed by the IM office. Keeping up a home or condo: permitted just when a doctor affirms the part is probably going to return home inside 6 months and the companion is not living in the home or loft. Negligible expenses for warmth, power and property protection for homes recorded available to be purchased

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Special Exempt Income (con't) Impairment Related Work Expenses. This cost is utilized as a part of qualification conclusions for Medicaid and MAPP and in MAPP premium counts. It is not utilized as a reasoning as a part of the cost share count for HCBW IRWEs are expected caused costs by the part identified with the part's weakness and work. The cost can't be one that a comparable specialist without a handicap would have, for example, garbs. The cost can't be reimbursable by a legitimately committed outsider, for example, Medicaid, private protection, or the part's boss. The cost can not surpass the part's gross month to month pay (in addition to food and lodging, assuming any) and must be sensibly identified with his/her earned pay.

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Health Insurance All wellbeing and dental protection premiums covering the Waiver part (counting Medicare Part D) and for which the part is capable and pays a premium can be utilized as cost. In the event that the waiver member is a piece of a secured amass, however not in charge of the premium, discover his/her proportionate share by separating the premium by the quantity of individuals secured. On the off chance that both individuals from a couple apply, however one and only pays the premium, partition the premium similarly. Allocate premiums throughout the months installment covers.

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Medical Expenses Medical costs are expected caused costs for: Services or merchandise that have been endorsed or given by an expert medicinal professional (authorized in Wisconsin or another state). Analysis, cure, treatment, or avoidance of malady or for treatment influencing any part of the body. Are the obligation of the part, and can't be reimbursable by some other source, for example, Medicaid, private protection, or business.

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Remedial Expenses Remedial costs: Costs brought about for merchandise and enterprises that are accommodated the reason for diminishing, curing, or decreasing a restorative or wellbeing condition. The obligation of the part Not reimbursable by whatever other source, for example, Medicaid, private protection or business Do exclude lodging or food and lodging administrations. The Care Manager is in charge of computing the healing costs and submitting them to the IM specialist.

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Examples of Medical Expenses Examples of Medical Expenses are: Deductibles and co-installments for Medicaid, Medicare, and private health care coverages. Medical coverage premiums. Bills for restorative administrations which are not secured by the Wisconsin Medicaid program. For motivations behind meeting a Medicaid deductible, medicinal administrations got before the individual got to be qualified for Medicaid. (Past hospital expenses can't be utilized for MAPP premium estimations.)

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Examples of Remedial Expenses Examples of Remedial Expenses are: Case administration. Day mind. Lodging adjustments for openness. Reprieve mind. Steady home care. Transportation. Administrations perceived under s.46.27, Wis. Details. Group Options Program, that are incorporated into the individual's administration arrange.

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Calculating the Group B Cost Share Gross wage 1400.00 (Unearned) Basic need stipend 854.00 65 ½ earned pay 0.00 Special lodging allowance 250.00 (Rent 600-350=250) Health Insurance 100.00 Guardian fee 50.00 Med/remedials 120.00 Monthly cost share sum 26.00

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Group C Group C individuals: Are practically qualified for HCBW Have net wage over the Community Waivers Special Income Limit (at present $2022) Have medicinal costs that permit them to meet the restorative penniless pay test. Must meet a spenddown to stay qualified

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Group C Eligibility Determination The qualification assurance for a Group C part is a 3 section handle. The initial step is to compute the Countable Net Income. The Countable Net pay is the pay that is left in the wake of subtracting: 65 ½ earned pay neglect $20 unmerited pay ignore Health Insurance costs Special Exempt Income

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Group C Eligibility Determination (con't) The second step is to ascertain the Net Income. Subtract from the Net Countable Income: Medical/Remedial Expenses MA Card Coverable Expenses - these are therapeutic costs acquired by the individual that Medicaid will pay once the individual is discovered qualified. On the off chance that the Net Income is at or beneath $591.67 the individual is qualified for HCBW as a Group C part

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Group C Eligibility Determination (con't) The last stride in the qualification assurance is to ascertain the spenddown sum. The spenddown is the month to month sum the Group C part should cause and be considered monetarily in charge of to stay qualified.

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Calculate the Group C Spenddown Take the countable Net Income (the Net Income with the restorative, healing and MA card coverable costs included back in) and subtract $591.67.

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Group C Eligibility Determination and Spenddown Calculation

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Institutional Long Term Care For Medicaid purposes "organization" implies a restorative foundation. A medicinal establishment can be, however is not restricted to, talented nursing offices ( SNF ), middle of the road

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