Instructions for DOEA Form 154 Attachment 4 "Eligibility Financial Worksheet and Assessed Co-payment Form" - Florida

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ATTACHMENT 4
2018
CO-PAY FINANCIAL WORKSHEET
INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: Completion of the co-pay financial worksheet is required for clients receiving
Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) and Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI) services
only. Adult Protective Services (APS) high-risk referrals and clients receiving Home
Care for the Elderly are exempt from co-pay assessment.
Enter the name of the client and the client’s spouse, as applicable. Information is
1.
to be reported on spouses only if they reside in the home with the client.
2.
Monthly Income Information: Enter the gross monthly amounts for the client and
the client’s spouse, if applicable. Use even dollar amounts (50 cents or less is 0;
51 cents or more is $1.00).
a.
Social Security (SSA): Include the amount of the Social Security check after
deductions. If a Medicare premium was deducted, add it back in.
o Supplemental Security Income (SSI): Include the amount of the monthly SSI
check.
o Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): Include the amount of the
monthly SSDI check.
b.
Veterans Administration (VA) benefit: Include the monthly amount of the
benefits check.
Disability Payments: Include Worker’s Compensation and the monthly amount
c.
of any private disability insurance payments received. Disability payments that
are excluded include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security
Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Veterans Administration (VA) benefits.
d.
Retirement Pension (Railroad, Union, Government and Private): Include the
monthly amount of any retirement check received. The amount of the check is
likely to be a net amount after deductions are taken. If the client has a check
stub or knows the gross amount, enter the gross amount. If the pension check
is received quarterly or annually, divide the amount by the appropriate number
to obtain a monthly income amount.
e.
Interest/Dividend Income: Include income received from Individual Retirement
Accounts (IRAs), Certificates of Deposit (CDs), bank accounts and annuities,
including civil service. If payments are received quarterly or annually, divide the
amount by the appropriate number to obtain a monthly income amount.
f.
Rental Property Income: Include any income from rental property (must be at
fair market value).
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ATTACHMENT 4
2018
CO-PAY FINANCIAL WORKSHEET
INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: Completion of the co-pay financial worksheet is required for clients receiving
Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) and Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI) services
only. Adult Protective Services (APS) high-risk referrals and clients receiving Home
Care for the Elderly are exempt from co-pay assessment.
Enter the name of the client and the client’s spouse, as applicable. Information is
1.
to be reported on spouses only if they reside in the home with the client.
2.
Monthly Income Information: Enter the gross monthly amounts for the client and
the client’s spouse, if applicable. Use even dollar amounts (50 cents or less is 0;
51 cents or more is $1.00).
a.
Social Security (SSA): Include the amount of the Social Security check after
deductions. If a Medicare premium was deducted, add it back in.
o Supplemental Security Income (SSI): Include the amount of the monthly SSI
check.
o Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): Include the amount of the
monthly SSDI check.
b.
Veterans Administration (VA) benefit: Include the monthly amount of the
benefits check.
Disability Payments: Include Worker’s Compensation and the monthly amount
c.
of any private disability insurance payments received. Disability payments that
are excluded include Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security
Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Veterans Administration (VA) benefits.
d.
Retirement Pension (Railroad, Union, Government and Private): Include the
monthly amount of any retirement check received. The amount of the check is
likely to be a net amount after deductions are taken. If the client has a check
stub or knows the gross amount, enter the gross amount. If the pension check
is received quarterly or annually, divide the amount by the appropriate number
to obtain a monthly income amount.
e.
Interest/Dividend Income: Include income received from Individual Retirement
Accounts (IRAs), Certificates of Deposit (CDs), bank accounts and annuities,
including civil service. If payments are received quarterly or annually, divide the
amount by the appropriate number to obtain a monthly income amount.
f.
Rental Property Income: Include any income from rental property (must be at
fair market value).
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g.
Estate/Trust Fund Income: Include any income received on a monthly basis
from estate and/or trust fund accounts. If payments are received quarterly or
annually, divide the amount by the appropriate number to obtain a monthly
income amount.
h.
Alimony: Include any income received monthly from court-ordered alimony
support payment.
i.
Regular Contributions from Another Person: Include any income received on a
regular basis (monthly, quarterly, annually). Do not include any gift income,
regardless of frequency or amount. Gift income is defined as income from a
person, family, or friend not legally obligated to provide such to the client.
Payment of bills (e.g., phone, electric, gas) by someone on the client’s behalf is
not considered a regular contribution.
j.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Include the amount of
assistance.
k.
Other Income: Include other regularly received income not included in any of
the above categories. For example, if the spouse is employed, enter the gross
monthly amount earned as "other income."
Total Gross Monthly Income: Total each entry to arrive at the figure.
3.
Refer to the co-pay chart (Attachment A) to find the income range for individual
client or couple and enter the co-pay amount for the client’s income range.
4.
Asset Information:
a.
Include the declared value of the client's additional car(s), only if the car is less
than seven years old or over 25 years old. One car is excluded no matter the
age or type. A couple, if both are receiving services, may own two cars.
b.
If the total face value of life insurance policies exceeds $2,500.00, count the
cash value of the policies as an asset. These policies may be designated as
burial funds.
c.
Include the balance of the client's checking account(s) on the day of the
application. If the client jointly holds an account with another person
(__"and"__), the funds and any interest received are equally divided. If the
client has unrestricted access to the funds (__"or"__), the entire balance and all
interest received are considered the client's.
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d.
Include the balance of the client's savings account(s) on the day of the
application. If the client jointly holds an account with another person
(__"and"__), the funds and any interest received are equally divided. If the
potential client has unrestricted access to the funds (__"or"__), the entire
balance and all interest received are considered the client's.
The cash that is “on hand” should be included. Cash from a regular source of
e.
income that has already been included on the financial worksheet (i.e., money
from a cashed Social Security check) should not be included.
f.
Include the cash surrender value of Certificates of Deposit (CDs), minus any
penalties for early withdrawal. Certificates of Deposit (CDs) can also be
designated as burial funds.
g.
Include the cash surrender value of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs),
minus any penalties for early withdrawal. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
cannot be designated as burial funds.
h.
Include the cash value of a revocable burial contract.
i.
Include the total balance of a trust account if the trust was set up by the client
for his/her benefit, or if the spouse set up a trust for the client, regardless of
availability. Trust money or property held by a trustee for the benefit of an
individual who is the beneficiary should not be included. The principal balance
of such trusts is not usually available to the beneficiary; thus, it is not
considered an asset.
j.
Include the value of any stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares owned by the
client. The value of stocks is determined by the closing price as of the date of
application. This information can be found in newspapers and on the Internet.
The value of bonds and mutual fund shares can be verified through a
stockbroker. Verification of the value of United States (US) Savings Bonds can
be obtained from a bank.
k.
Include the value of real property owned in Florida or elsewhere. This includes
land and other associated buildings on land in which the client has an
ownership interest, such as mineral rights, timber rights, leasehold, or an
allotment to farm on a particular piece of land. If ownership is shared, the value
is divided equally among the owners. If the rental income of a fair market value
is received, the property is not counted as an asset.
Enter the total/subtotal assets. Clients may designate up to $2,500
(individual) or $5,000 (couple) as burial funds to help bring their assets
within the limit.
5.
Have the client or responsible party sign and date form after reading the
affirmation statement. Complete information as indicated for the person preparing
the worksheet.
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