PM 16-04-03: Issuance of Benefits for Clients with Guardians

WAG 16-04-03.

Issue benefits in the name and to the address of the guardian unless one of the following situations exists. If the client has 2 guardians, issue benefits to the person designated by the "guardian of the person".

Situation 1: Issue benefits in the client's name and to their address if they have a "limited" or "temporary" guardian, unless the client requests otherwise.

Situation 2: Issue benefits in the name of the guardian, but to the address of the facility, if the client lives in a long-term care facility. But if the guardian wants the MediPlan card, issue benefits in the guardian's name and to the guardian's address.