Special Treatment Programs for Dialysis or Total Parenteral Hyperalimentaion (TPN)

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Special Treatment Programs for Dialysis or Total Parenteral Hyperalimentaion (TPN)


1.

What services are offered?

Provides dialysis or TPN services only.  Individuals who qualify for regular Medi-Cal with a share-of-cost will have dual eligibility and will have comprehensive coverage under the regular Medi-Cal program.

2.

Who can be covered?

Individuals who receive or need dialysis or TPN services.

3.

Is there an income limit?

No, but the individual may be required to pay, or assume full legal responsibility to pay, a portion of the costs of the dialysis or TPN and any related services based on a percentage of their Annual Net Worth (ANW).

4.

Is there a property limit?

No, but the net market value of all nonexempt real and personal property is combined with the annual gross income to determine the Annual Net Worth (ANW).

5.

Can an individual receive services if he/she has other health insurance?

Yes.

6.

How much does it cost?

Nothing.

7.

Is citizenship or legal residency required?

Yes, for full benefits.  Benefits are restricted to nursing care only for aliens who were denied PRUCOL (permanently residing in the United States under color of law).

8.

How to file an application?

Save time and Apply Online!  Applications may be made by accessing the Your Benefits Now website at https://dpssbenefits.lacounty.gov/ybn/Index.html .  Your Benefits Now! is a website for Los Angeles County residents to apply for and to view their benefits online. Click any of the navigation links in the center panel on the YBN page to get started.

 

  • PLEASE NOTE:  Long Term Care Medi-Cal Applicants must select “Yes” to the question “Does anyone live in any of the following:  Hospital, Long-Term Care, or Board and Care Facility.”  Applicant must identify the Person’s Name who resides in the facility, Name and Location of Institution, and Expected Date of Release.

 

Apply By Mail.  Click on a language to download an application.  Applications can be mailed to the Medi-Cal Long Term Care District 80 Office, 17171 East Gale Avenue, City of Industry CA 91745.

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For In-Person applications, for convenience you may apply at any local Department of Public Social Services Medi-Cal office.  View the map for a Medi-Cal Office near you.  Long Term Care Medi-Cal Applications can be forwarded to District 80 for processing.