*** The Health Care Programs Manual (HCPM) has been replaced by the Minnesota Health Care Programs Eligibility Policy Manual (EPM) as of June 1, 2016. Please refer to the EPM for current health care program policy information. ***

Manual Letter #74

This manual letter lists new and revised material for the Health Care Programs Manual (HCPM). Unless otherwise noted, new and revised instructions are effective September 1, 2015.

Manual Letter #74 includes annual updates to long-term care (LTC) allowances that are effective October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016.

Chapter 22 - Standards and Guidelines

l  Section 22.45 - Long-Term Care Allowance

Updates the Utility Allowance, Electricity Allowance and the Phone Allowance with standards effective for the period of October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016.

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