Preparation for Medical Assessment

January 19, 2021

The medical eligibility for long term Medicaid is a part of the application process that is worth paying close attention to.  Gathering documentation prior to the assessment related to the medical diagnosis, such as dementia, and proof of hands-on care

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January 12, 2021

Benefit Results is committed to being a valuable resource for you. It is our desire to offer information and updates helpful to you, your facilities and families to provide navigation assistance regarding benefit options during what we all know, can …

Before you Apply

January 12, 2021

Avoiding issues that can cause ineligibility is a common goal for both the applicant and the facility.  Benefits that help pay for care are often the only way care costs get covered. More than 90% of long-term residents in nursing …

Benefit Available for Wartime Veterans and their Surviving Spouse

December 22, 2020

VA pension is a monthly cash benefit available to wartime veterans or surviving spouses of wartime Veterans who have limited income and assets and need care.

2021 Monthly Wartime Pension Maximums

Single Veteran…………..$1,161
Single Veteran with Aid and Attendance………$1,936
Married …

2021 ALTCS Eligibility Limits

December 21, 2020

Benefit Results is proud to provide education and support with all things benefit related!!!   Please find the newly released 2021 Eligibility Limits for the ALTCS ( Arizona’s Medicaid Program for those at right of nursing  home placement) program.   Any questions?  …

Applying for Veteran’s Benefits during the Pandemic

November 23, 2020

This month the Department of Veteran Service, put out a communique commenting on the closure of the National Personnel Record Center (NPRC) since March due to COVID -19. The letter confirms that the NPRC has shut down most of their

Blue Water VA Veterans Update

October 15, 2020

Veterans who served on open sea ships off the shore of Vietnam during the Vietnam War are referred to as “Blue Water Navy Veterans.”    The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (PL 116-23) extended the presumption of

Medicaid and the Possible PHE Expiration

September 16, 2020

UPDATE as of 10-13-20

The Public Health Emergency (PHE) is issued by the HHS Secretary in 90-day increments. The end date of the PHE was to be Oct 23, 2020.  However,  Secretary Azar has now extended the PHE for another

Timing is important when applying for Medicaid

August 28, 2020

Did you know that regardless of what part of the month you apply for Medicaid (ALTCS in Arizona), even if the application went in on the 31st of the month, IF the applicant was determined eligible in that month, the …

SSI-Supplemental Security Income

August 28, 2020

If an applicant applies for Social Security and does not have sufficient work credits, but meets all the other criteria, they receive a “Welfare Payment” of approximately $783 per month. This is called SSI – Supplemental Security Income.
Regardless of