MEMORANDUM
2005 Memorandums
IM-7      01/31/05

SUBJECT:

INCREASE IN AVERAGE PRIVATE PAY NURSING RATE FOR TRANSFER OF PROPERTY CASES
MANUAL REVISION #3: DEC 73 REQUIREMENTS SECTION 1040.020.40 DETERMINING THE PENALTY PERIOD

DISCUSSION:

The average private pay nursing care rate is increased from $2,685 to $2,758. Use $2,758 to determine the number of months of ineligibility for vendor level services for applications taken on or after January 1, 2005.

The Average Private Pay rate in the on-line manual, DEC 73 REQUIREMENTS, Section 1040.020.40 Determining the Penalty Period, is updated with the January 1, 2005 rate.

NECESSARY ACTION:

DC/BH

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