2017 Congress and the Repeal of Entitlements
- Medicaid application, Part One (General Information) (All Applicants)
- Persons over 65, Disabled Persons, and Persons Applying for Long Term Care (Nursing Home Care) (Appendix D)
|CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:||To learn about the Medicaid program in your state see pages inside this link.|
|List of State Medicaid Program Websites|
|Contact Information for State Medicaid Offices|
|Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (Medicaid)||Resources for Virginia Medicaid issues.|
|Virginia Medicaid Manual and Updates
|The Medicaid Eligibility Manual contains the policy and procedures used by eligibility workers to determine eligibility for the Medicaid program in Virginia.
The Medicaid Manual (in Adobe .pdf) maintained by the DMAS is the top link on the left. Beneath this official publication link is the writer’s combined (“stitched”) Manual, incorporating in order the official separate chapter links, as of the date stated in the link.
This is helpful for global searches.
Here are specific links to targeted policy often involved in our long term care / worker compensation / personal injury proceeds protection practice:
Most Recently Published Updates
Virginia Medicaid Nursing Home Manual
|Appeal Summaries||Selected appeal decisions in Medicaid eligibility cases. (Note: the “Agency” box should be completed with “DSS” for Medicaid eligibility decisions)|
|Centralized Common Help Benefit Application||CommonHelp is an electronic application for multiple programs. By establishing an account, it allows an applicant or recipient to check and benefits, link a private account to a case record (in the Department of Social Services), report changes in circumstances, and update an case record.|
|Medicaid Application||Official Medicaid Application.|
|Undue Hardship Claim Form||Asset Transfer Undue Hardship Claim|
|Pre-Screening Assessments||A Screeners’ Reference Guide for Long-Term Care Services in Virginia|
|Virginia Medicaid Waivers||Virginia offers seven waiver programs. Five are administered by the Department of Medical Assistance Services. DMAS staff develop, oversee, and review quality in these programs. They are responsible, among other things, for prior authorization services, and technical assistance to providers Overview of Virginia Waiver Services and Waiver Rates authorized by Virginia for present year.
Medicaid Waiver Services Guide. A useful guide published by the disAbility Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area, Inc. The link is presently non-functional but we’ve asked for a replacement.
|Life Tables||Life Expectancy – Virginia Medicaid Table as of 1/1/2010
(See M1450, Appendix 2, “LIFE EXPECTANCY TABLE”)(Compare: United States SSA Table Life Expectancy.)
|Entitlement Limits (2017)||Medicaid Spousal and SSI Pubic Entitlement Tables, SGA, income and resource limitations. Updated 2017.|
|Current Official Virginia Medicaid Position||The official web page of the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services. Links to the FOE officer for DMAS.|
|Virginia DMAS Medicaid Plan||Virginia Administrative Code Regulations constituting the official Virginia Medical Assistance Plan.|
|Medicaid Resources Current Medicaid Planning Outlines||Income and Resource Guidelines Links
Transfer of Assets
Filial Responsibility: From Medieval to Modern, Going Around and Coming Around
Personal Injury Lien Reduction
Special Needs Trusts
|Auxiliary Grant||The Virginia Auxiliary Grant supplements income for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and some other aged, blind, or disabled individuals living licensed assisted living facilities, or certain adult foster care homes. The Grant is “to maintain a standard of living that meets a basic level of need.”
This link contains the Virginia AG Manual and a listing of all facilities which accept the AG, arrayed by jurisdiction.
Detailed information about the facilities (licensure, inspection reports, etc.) is available here.
|Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI)||Generally.
Virginia Insurance Bureau, LTCI Division:
The Commission finds that the amendments proposed by the Bureau address many of the concerns expressed not only by consumers, but by the
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