MR #12.28: NH, SLF and DoA - 2013 Standards (SLF, CSRA and CSMNA)

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12/27/12

Summary:

This release provides the 2013 amounts for the Supportive Living Facility (SLF) Standard, the Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA) and the Community Spouse Maintenance Needs Allowance (CSMNA).


The SLF Standard is based on the 2013 SSI Federal Payment Standard and the amount depends on whether the person shares a room. Effective 01/01/13, the SLF Standard:

  • increases from $698 to $710 for SLF residents who do not share a room; and
  • increases from $524 to $533 for SLF residents who share a room with another person.

The CSRA and the CSMNA are maintained at the higher of the amounts established 07/01/12 ($109,560 CSRA; $2,739 CSMNA) or the minimum levels permitted by Section 1924 of the Social Security Act. For 2013:

  • the CSRA remains at $109,560; and
  • the CSMNA remains at $2,739.

MANUAL REVISIONS

NOTE:

The Program Standards desk aid (WAG 25-03-02 pdf) will be updated in early 2013. FamilyCare revisions have been entered in WAG 25-03-02 (2); for more information, see Policy Memo: FamilyCare Share, Premium and Rebate Ends for Adults


[signed copy on file]

MICHELLE R.B. SADDLER

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

JULIE HAMOS

Director, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services