Document Abstract: This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the Financial Eligibility Guidelines that took effect February 1, 2013, for the Home Care Program and sets out the voluntary co-payment, cost sharing, and the Respite Care co-payment schedules.
Revised Co-payment and Cost Sharing Schedule: Elder Affairs implemented co-payment and cost share increases effective February 1, 2013. This job aid gives users the step-by-step procedures necessary to track Long Term Options Counseling (LTOC) services and outcomes in SAMS.
This Program Instruction (PI) transmits the Financial Eligability Guidelines that take effect on Februry 1, 2014 for the Home Care Program, and sets out the voluntary co-payment, cost sharing, and Respite Care co-payment schedules. Please click the link below for the actual guide and schedule.
The information contained within the guide is the be used by professionals working within the ASAP and is to serve as a guide and reference only. The information contained within the guide is only current as of November 2014. The most current regulations, program instructions, and information memorandums should be adhered to at all times Click the links below for the full Guide and Appendix respectively.
The purpose of this Program Instruction is to issue requirements for Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the performance of Comprhensive Screening and Services Model (CSSM) program related activities. This Program Instruction requires all ASAPs to adopt a specified management and staffing model and protocols to perform CSSM-related activities.
The purpose of this Program Instruction is to clearly delineate the practice for PASRR documentation review by ASAP Clinical Assessment Eligability (CAE) staff when approving pre-admission and post admission assessments in NF. This is being presented in order to improve NF compliance with PASRR to prevent inappropriate NF admissions for those indivduals with a diagnosis of mental illness (MI), intellectual disability/mental retardation (ID, intellectual disability is the current preferred terminology) and/or developmental disability (DD). For full detail please click the link below.
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs is issuing this Program Instruction (PI) to modify requirements for clinical eligability determinations for authorization of MassHealth payment of nursing facility services. This PI modifies instructions contained in PI-09-02. All other requirements of PI-09-02 not referenced in this PI remain in effect. For full details please click on the link below.
The Executive Office of Elder Affairs is issuing this Program Instruction (PI) to clarify requirements regarding the ASAP's role in performing clinical eligability determinations for authorization of MassHealth payment for nursing facility services. This PI modifies instructions previously issued in PI-07-18 and the ASAP RFR section 184.108.40.206.b. Please click on the link below for full details.