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

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

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?  …

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

Life Care Planning

April 24, 2020

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 …

Urban Institute Study

April 8, 2020

Examining the Effects of Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Waivers of Retroactive Eligibility – State of Arizona

Despite the longstanding and singular role played by the retroactive eligibility policy in the Medicaid program, little is known about how waivers of this …