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(a) The department shall exclude a personal needs allowance of $200 a month from the income calculation made for the reimbursed cost of long-term care facility services, including swing-bed facility services, paid by the department for a person who is a recipient of medical assistance benefits under AS 47.07.020.
(b) The department shall pay a personal needs allowance of $200 a month to a resident of a long-term care facility in the state who is without income or resources.
(c) In this section, “long-term care facility” means an establishment, other than an Alaska Pioneers' Home or an Alaska Veterans' Home, that is
(1) licensed by the department under AS 47.32 as a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility; or
(2) owned or operated as a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility by the United States, an Indian tribe, or a tribal organization and exempt from state licensure under applicable law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions § 47.45.400. Long-term care allowance - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-47-welfare-social-services-and-institutions/ak-st-sect-47-45-400/
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