Provider update: November 6, 2020
To: All ADvantage Assisted Living Providers and Case Managers
Subject: 2021 Assisted Living Rental Unit and Board Rates
Date: November 6, 2020
The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) rates have changed affecting the ADvantage Member maximum rental unit and board rates, effective January 1, 2021. If a Member is paying a different rate from those listed, they may continue to be charged at the existing rate until the next contract renewal period for the Member; otherwise ADvantage Member Maximum Rental Unit and Board Rates are as follows:
One Occupant – Rental unit with one bedroom or studio, kitchenette, one bath
$357.50 = Board rate for single occupancy
$357.50 = Rental Unit rate for single occupancy
$715.00 = maximum total rental unit and board for one ADvantage Member (90% of SSI Federal Benefit Rate)
Two Occupants – Rental unit with two bedrooms, living area with kitchenette, one bath
Each ADvantage Member will be responsible for one full board (50% of rental unit and board = $357.50) and 80% of a full rental unit rate, ($286.00). [For two persons in a 2-bedroom unit, the maximum rental unit rate total is set at 160% of the maximum for a single occupancy unit.]
$357.50 = Board for the ADvantage Member
$286.00 = 80% of single occupancy rental unit rate
$643.50 = maximum rental unit and board for each Member
$1287.00 = total rental unit and board maximum cost for two ADvantage Members sharing a two bedroom unit.
Two Occupants – Rental unit with one bedroom, living area with kitchenette, one bath
Each ADvantage Couple with an eligible spouse.
$715.00 = Board for the eligible couple
$476.00 = Rental unit rate for the eligible couple
$1191.00 = maximum rental unit and board for an eligible ADvantage couple.
Please submit any questions regarding the information above to MSU through the Harmony PQ chapter.
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