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02/19/2020

Summary:

  • The AABD cash and medical exemption for an irrevocable prepaid burial contract funded by a trust is adjusted annually for any increase in the Consumer Price Index.
  • The exemption is increased from $6,562 to $6,680 effective 01/01/2020.

Effective 01/01/2020, the prepaid burial exemption for an irrevocable prepaid burial contract funded by a trust will increase to $6,680.

Use the increased $6,680 irrevocable prepaid burial fund exemption:

  • for all AABD cash and medical application decisions made effective 01/01/2020; and
  • for all AABD cash and medical redeterminations made effective 01/01/2020.

Manual Revisions:

[signed copy on file]

Grace B. Hou

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services