Diversion Assistance

Diversion Assistance (DA) is a one-time payment to assist in an immediate need to retain or obtain employment. An applicant may only be approved for DA once in his or her lifetime and once approved, the family is not eligible to receive a TANF cash assistance payment for 12 calendar months. Therefore, it is vital […]

Diversion Assistance FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Diversion Assistance Program.

Harmony Procedures – Financial Eligibility

ELDERS Procedures regarding Financial Eligibility

Harmony Procedures – Closures/Denials

ELDERS Procedures concerning Closures and Denials

Harmony Procedures – Approvals & Certifications

Harmony Procedures for Approval of Services

Differences between Personal Care & ADvantage Waivers

Key Differences between Personal Care and ADvantage Waivers.

UpdatedAlerts to Social Services Specialist (SSS) Requesting Financial Eligibility

Examples of standardized wording that is sent to Social Services Specialists and Supervisor when the medical decision has been made on an application in ELDERS.

Annuities

The following are key policy points concerning the Treatment of annuities purchased on or after February 8, 2006.     317:35-5-41.8(c)  The purchase of an annuity shall be treated as the disposal of an asset for less than fair market value unless the Oklahoma Health Care Authority is named as the remainder beneficiary either: in the first […]

ADvantage and Other Waivers with SSP (Couple)

Although each spouse’s income is considered separately when determining financial eligibility for long-term care, there’s no provision in SSP policy to allow the Community Spouse to become eligibile for SSP when the couple’s combined income is over the ABD couple standard. When one or both is approved for ADvantage or other HCBW all income is […]

UpdatedADvantage Waiver Applications Processing Certifications

Updating Authorization to Financial “F” Status If the AFS worker determines the client to be financially eligible, the ADvantage authroization needs to be updated from “A” application to “F” financially eligible. Do not code an authorization with “f” until 100% certain of financial eligibility In IMS, type EKL <space> case number, and press enter. Tab […]