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

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 …

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

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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 4-20-2021

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, the PHE has now been extended through October 2021. 

Stimulus Checks and Arizona Medical Assistance Eligibility

May 11, 2020

Residents are starting to get their stimulus checks. For some, it is causing confusion and concern. Many worry that the funds will impact their financial status and may negatively impact eligibility for benefits. Many have questions.

If you have a

LOST REVENUE?

April 7, 2020

Before the Arizona Prior Quarter Coverage Elimination waiver, it was often a saving grace to have the three months prior to the ALTCS application covered. Have you noticed any negative impacts on your revenue due to the lack of these …

Medicare Pending Meeting

April 7, 2020

Yes…it’s the dreaded “One more meeting”. But, we know that this 15 minutes per week meeting will positively affect your bottom line.

The Medicaid-pending/follow-up meeting is imperative to your bottom line and avoiding avoidable revenue loss. It’s no secret that …