9050.0050 Persons Eligible For Admission


Published: 2015

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9050.0050 PERSONS ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION.


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Subpart 1.

General qualifications.

A person seeking admission to a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs must meet the admission requirements in Minnesota Statutes, sections 198.01, 198.022, and 198.03, and the criteria in part 9050.0070. The person must also provide current evidence of medical need for admission and financial information as specified in parts 9050.0800 to 9050.0900.
For purposes of subparts 2 to 4, an applicant or resident has adequate means of financial support if the applicant or resident is financially able to live independently. A person is financially able to live independently if the person has assets in excess of $3,000 or income sufficient to meet basic needs.


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Subp. 2.

Veterans.

A person must meet the criteria in Minnesota Statutes, sections 197.447 and 198.022, paragraphs (1) and (2), to be eligible for admission to a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs as a veteran.


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Subp. 3.

Nonveterans.

A person who is not a veteran must meet the criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 198.022, paragraphs (1) and (3), to be eligible for admission to a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs.


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Subp. 3a.

Residency.

For purposes of determining residency under Minnesota Statutes, section 198.022, paragraphs (2) and (3), a person is a resident of Minnesota if:

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A.

the person currently resides in Minnesota and intends to reside in the state permanently; and


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B.

the person does not own or maintain a home in another state.



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Subp. 4.

Exceptions.

An applicant otherwise eligible for admission to a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs under subpart 2 or 3 who has adequate means of support may be admitted to a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs if the applicant complies with the requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section 198.03. An applicant seeking admission under Minnesota Statutes, section 198.03, and this subpart must not have past unpaid bills to the state for maintenance charges for prior residence in a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs. An applicant who has past unpaid bills to the state for maintenance charges for prior residence in a facility operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs must satisfy the past debt for maintenance charges before that applicant will be placed on the active waiting list. For the purpose of this part "satisfy" means that the applicant has either paid the debt or entered into an agreement to repay the debt. The agreement must conform with Minnesota Statutes, section 198.03, subdivision 3.