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01/22/18

Summary:

  • The AABD cash and medical exemption for an irrevocable prepaid burial contract funded by trust is adjusted annually for any increase in the Consumer Price Index.
  • The exemption is increased from $6,264 to $6,402 effective 01/01/18.

Effective 01/01/18, the prepaid burial exemption for an irrevocable prepaid burial contract funded by a trust will increase to $6,402.

Use the increased $6,402 irrevocable prepaid burial fund exemption:

  • for all AABD cash and medical application decisions made effective 01/01/18; and
  • for all AABD cash and medical redeterminations made effective 01/01/18. 

Manual Revisions

[signed copy on file]

James T. Dimas

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

Felicia F. Norwood

Director, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services