Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Illinois Department of Human Services

1/5/16

 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 $6,171 to $6,220 effective 12/22/15.

Effective 12/22/15, the prepaid burial exemption for an irrevocable prepaid burial contract funded by a trust will increase to $6,220.

Use the increased $6,220 irrevocable prepaid burial fund exemption:

  • for all AABD cash and medical application decisions made on or after 12/22/15; and
  • for all AABD cash and medical resource determinations on case reviews and redeterminations completed on or after 12/22/15.

Manual Revisions

[signed copy on file]

James T. Dimas

Secretary-designate, Illinois Department of Human Services

Felicia F. Norwood

Director, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services