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Definitions and acronyms used in the long-term care standards chart


Revised December 9, 2013



Acronyms used in institutional standards

NOTE:

Acronyms used in the institutional standards and PNA chart.

 SIL Special Income Level. 300% of the FBR.  LTC cases with income at or under the SIL are CN.  LTC cases with income over the SIL are MN. LTC cases are C, L and K track in ACES.
 SSI  Supplemental Security Income
 FBR  Federal Benefit Rate.  The SSI cash payment standard
 MNIL  Medically Needy Income Level The effective MNIL described in WAC 182-519-0050
 FPL  Federal Poverty Level
 CNIL  Categorically Needy Income Level
 HCS  Home & Community Service Division
 DDA  Developmental Disabilities Administration 
 PNA  Personal Needs Allowance
 CS  Community Spouse  (a spouse of an institutionalized person)
 IS  Institutional Spouse  (a spouse who is considered  institutionalized)
 VA  Veterans Affairs 
 NF, RHC, IMR, IMD  Medical Institutions.    See explanation below
 ALF, AFH, EARC, ARC, AL, DDA GH  Alternate Living facilities also called Residential settings.  See explanation below
 CN  Categorically Needy Medicaid Program
 MPC  Medicaid Personal Care
 MN  Medically Needy Medicaid Program

Definitions  Definition WACs used in Medicaid and LTC Medicaid

Modification Date: December 9, 2013