MR #14.01: NH, SLF and DoA - 2014 Standards (SLF, CSRA and CSMNA)

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01/10/14

Summary:

This release provides the 2014 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 2014 SSI Federal Payment Standard and the amount depends on whether the person shares a room. Effective 01/01/14, the SLF Standard:

  • increases from $710 to $721 for SLF residents who do not share a room; and
  • increases from $533 to $541 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 2014:

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

MANUAL REVISIONS


[signed copy on file]

MICHELLE R.B. SADDLER

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

JULIE HAMOS

Director, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services