1204.00 Share of Cost Standards

 

A. Introduction

 

The following standards are used to calculate the Share of Cost for a customer who qualifies for long term care services under ALTCS or AHCCCS Freedom to Work-ALTCS.

 


 

B. FBR

 

The personal needs allowance is based on a percentage of the Federal Benefit Rate:

 

 

Effective 1/1/11 to 12/31/11

Effective 1/1/12 to 12/31/12

Effective 1/1/13 to 12/31/13

FBR – Single

$674.00

$698.00

$710.00

FBR – Couple

$1,011.00

$1,048.00

$1,066.00

15% of the FBR

$101.10

$104.70

$106.50

300% of the FBR

$2,022.00

$2,094.00

$2,130.00

 


 

C. AFDC A-1 Need Standard

 

Use the following AFDC A-1 Need Standard to determine the Family Allowance for a non-community spouse customer.

 

The AFDC Need Standards are effective July 1, 1993.

 

Number of Persons

Need Standard

1

$567

2

$765

3

$964

4

$1,162

5

$1,360

6

$1,559

7

$1,757

8

$1,955

9

$2,153

10

$2,351

11

$2,549

12

$2,747

13

$2,945

 

 

Note: For families larger than 13, add $198 to the Need Standard and $71 to the Net Income Standard for each additional person.



 

D. Home Maintenance Needs Allowance

 

The Home Maintenance Needs Allowance is based on a federal standard and changes infrequently.

 

Effective 1/1/89 to 6/30/93

Effective 7/1/93 to Present

$138.00

$210.00

 



 

E. Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)

 

The Standard Utility Allowance is based on a Federal standard.

 

Effective 10/1/11

Effective 10/1/12

Effective 10/1/13

$341.00

$341.00

$341.00



 

F. Monthly Spousal Needs

 

The following standards are used in calculating the Community Spouse Monthly Income Allowance (CSMIA) for a community spouse. These are federal standards that change annually.

 

 

Effective 7/1/11 to 6/30/12

Effective 7/1/12 to 6/30/13

Effective 7/1/13 to 6/30/14

Monthly Spousal Need

$1,839.00

$1,892.00

$1,939.00

30% of the Monthly Spousal Need

$552.00

$568.00

$582.00

 

 

Effective 1/1/11 to 12/31/11

Effective 1/1/12 to 12/31/12

Effective 1/1/13 to 12/31/13

Maximum Monthly Spousal Need

$2,739.00

$2,841.00

$2,898.00

 


 

G. Community Spouse Family Allowance

 

The following amount is the maximum amount of a Family Allowance for a dependent with no income. The amount is one-third of the Monthly Spousal Need.

 

 

Effective 7/1/11 to 6/30/12

Effective 7/1/12 to 6/30/13

Effective 7/1/13 to 6/30/14

Maximum Community Spouse Family Allowance

$613.00

$631.00

$646.00