Benefit Results is now an AHCCCS Community Assistor!

January 21, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Benefit Results is now an HEAPlus Community Partner.  Our Benefit Coaches have completed the specialized training to assist in the AHCCCS Community Partner program in the state of Arizona.

This program allows us to …

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January 11, 2022

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 …

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Before you Apply

January 4, 2022

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 …

Preparation for Medical Assessment

December 1, 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

Medicaid Share of Cost

October 4, 2021

Share of Cost (SOC) or Patient Liability (PL) is the amount a Medicaid recipient must pay towards the cost of his / her nursing home care.   In Arizona, this amount is called something different when the member lives in an

Life Care Planning

April 24, 2021

Making sure your wishes are followed is something we all feel strongly about.   Talking with your loved ones about your wishes is important but taking the time to complete your Advance Directives is an imperative step to ensuring your wishes …

Income Only Trusts

March 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered why an Income Only Trust (aka Qualified Income Trust) is needed in some states and not others?

When qualifying for Long Term Care Medicaid, an applicant’s income must not be above the federally determined level. Many …

Income Verification Challenges-OPM

February 19, 2021

The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government that manages the US civilian service retirement benefits.

It is important to note that Federal employees did not pay Social Security taxes

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