When determining countable monthly income to apply to NH or SLF costs, deduct the following amounts from the customer's total nonexempt monthly income:
Deducting the amounts listed above from total nonexempt income determines countable monthly income available to apply to NH or SLF care. If the person has excess nonexempt assets, the excess amount is added to the person's countable monthly income and applied to NH or SLF care.
NOTE: A receipt for payment of NH and SLF charges at the private pay rate can only be applied to a person's credit or spenddown in the month the payment is made.
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