23-3, Miscellaneous Changes

Revision Notice 23-3; Effective Aug. 21, 2023

The following sections were revised in the STAR+PLUS Program Support Unit Operational Procedures Handbook:

SectionTitleChange
1521.1Phone CommunicationAdds clarifying language on Form H1826.Updates title .
1530 Information That May Be DisclosedAdds clarifying language on Form H1826.
3317 Requests for a 1915(c) Medicaid Waiver from a STAR+PLUS HCBS Program MemberAdds new section and policy language. 
3520Money Follows the Person Demonstration Entitlement Period TrackingUpdates section title to “Money Follows the Person Demonstration.” Removes policy language. 
3521 Money Follows the Person Demonstration IntroductionAdds new section and policy language. 
3522Screening Criteria for Money Follows the Person Demonstration EligibilityAdds new section and policy language.
3522.1Screening for 60-Day Qualifying Institutional StayAdds new section and policy language.
3522.2Program Support Unit Staff Verification of 60-Day Qualifying Institutional StayAdds new section and policy language.
3523 Enrollment in Money Follows the Person DemonstrationAdds new section and policy language.
3524 Money Follows the Person Demonstration Entitlement Period TrackingAdds new section and policy language.
3623.1Upgrades and Interest List ReleasesAdds clarifying language on MCO resubmissions of MN/LOC Assessments. 
5230MFPD Entitlement Tracking and SASO Data EntryAdds clarifying language.
5310Using the TMHP Long Term Care Online PortalAdds clarifying language on MCO resubmissions of MN/LOC Assessments.
7211PSU Staff Procedures for Completing Form 4800-DUpdates TIERS data entry for SSI fair hearings and procedures for completing Form 4800-D.
7221.3Supplemental Security Income Denial by the Social Security AdministrationUpdates TIERS data entry for SSI fair hearings.
7400State Fair Hearing Decision ActionsAdds fair hearing decision definitions.
9480STAR+PLUS HCBS Program and Nursing Facility Overlap ReportAdds clarifying language.
Appendix I-DType of DenialsUpdates section title to “Reserved for Future Use”. Removes  policy language.
Appendix XXIIHHSC Benefits Portal and TIERS Inquiry Desk GuideAdds supporting documents.
Appendix XXXIIISTAR+PLUS HEART Naming ConventionsAdds MFPD Reporting Coordinator email naming convention.