Provider Update: November 18, 2019
To: All ADvantage Assisted Living Providers and Case Managers
Subject:2020 Assisted Living Rental Unit and Board Rates
The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) rates have changed affecting the ADvantage Member maximum rental unit and board rates change effective January 1, 2020. 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
$352.00 = Board rate for single occupancy
$352.00 = Rental Unit rate for single occupancy
$704.00 = maximum total rental unit and board (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 = $352.00) and 80% of a full rental unit rate, ($281.00). [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.]
$352.00 = Board for the ADvantage Member
$281.00 = 80% of single occupancy rental unit rate
$633.00 = maximum rental unit and board for each Member
$1266.00 = total rental unit and board maximum cost for two 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.
$704.00 = Board for the eligible couple
$471.00 = Rental unit rate for the eligible couple
$1175.00 = maximum rental unit and board for an eligible couple.
Please send any questions regarding the information above through the Harmony PQ chapter.