New Medical Assistance Standards chartThe following standards are updated for 2003: Family Medicaid 185% Eligibility Test and Need Standards; SSI Payment Standards
Long Term Care Standards. These standards are effective January 1, 2003 and should be used for making eligibility determinations for the benefit month of January.
Reminder: The Federal Poverty Level Guidelines, used to determine the eligibility standards for Denali KidCare, are not updated until spring. This Medical Assistance Standards chart will be updated again when those poverty level guidelines are known.
The Medical Assistance Standards chart is now available on the DMA caseworker information website: http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dma/PDF/Med_standards_2003fpg.doc.pdf