MR #14.36: Requesting Resource Information for Long Term Care (LTC) Cases

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesIllinois Department of Human Services

12/16/14

Summary:

  • Public Act 98-0651 allows persons seeking Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS) for a Nursing Facility (NF), Supported Living Program (SLP) or Department on Aging (DoA) Community Care Program (CCP) assistance, additional time to provide requested verifications.
  • HFS 267LTC, Instructions to Client (Long Term Care), updated.
  • Allow up to a 30 day extension when the person requests more time to submit verification of resources and resource transfers.  
  • Allow a 2nd 30 day extension when the person requests more time to submit verification of resources and resource transfers.
  • Do not send HFS 1952, Notice of Extension of Time Limitation for Disposition of Application and do not require proof that verification has been requested from a third party.

Public Act 98-0651 allows persons seeking LTSS for NF, SLP and DoA/CCP assistance additional time to provide requested verifications.

For persons residing in a facility, always send a copy of HFS 267LTC to the facility.

The nursing facility or supported living program facility does not need to be authorized as an approved representative to receive a copy of the 267LTC.

When the person requests more time to obtain requested verifications, grant a 30 day extension. A second 30 day extension may be granted, upon request, if needed.

Whenever an extension is granted send HFS 267LTC to the applicant/client and a copy to the facility where the person lives, if applicable.

Accept request for an extension from the following persons:

  • person requesting LTSS, or
  • their spouse, or
  • their authorized representative, or
  • the facility in which they live.

Document that an extension was granted and update the Verification Checklist in the Integrated Eligibility System (IES).

Do not send HFS 1952, Notice of Extension of Time Limitation for Disposition of Application and do not require proof that verification has been requested from a third party.

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

Forms Revisions:

HFS 267LTC