Ownership of assets a long term care resident plans to transfer to a community spouse are used to decide eligibility until they are transferred (see PM 07-02-18).
- (FCRC) Count these assets in deciding a client's eligibility for QMB.
- Set a 90-day control to check if the transfer has been made, if the client is ineligible for QMB because of these assets.
- (FCRC) Verify the transfer at the end of the 90-day period.
- (FCRC) Decide eligibility, if the assets have been transferred.