CN 12.42 Giving Income to Community Spouses or Dependent Family Members

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01/04/13

Summary:

  • CN 12.42 (pdf) and CN 12.42S (pdf), Giving Income to Community Spouses or Dependent Family Members, will be centrally mailed to Nursing Home (NH), Supportive Living Facility (SLF), and Department on Aging (DoA) customers diverting income to family members.
  • This notice informs NH, SLF and DoA customers that the annual Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) increase they receive in January may be diverted to a family member.
  • The notice will be centrally mailed to NH and SLF customers December 2012. DoA customers will receive the notice March 2013.

Revised Client Notice

CN 12.42/CN 12.42S is a revised version of the annual diversion notice sent to NH, SLF and DoA customers receiving a "Cost of Living Adjustment" (COLA) increase from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

This notice provides case-specific information regarding the amount of the person's SSA increase and explains that the SSA COLA increase may be diverted to specific family members.

NH/SLF and DoA

This notification will be centrally mailed to NH and SLF customers diverting income in December 2012. DoA customers diverting income will receive the notification in March 2013 when the income standard changes for community cases.


[signed copy on file]

Michelle R. B. Saddler

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

Julie Hamos

Director, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Forms referenced:

  • CN 12.42
  • CN 12.42S