Elder Law

Editors:
Martha C. Brown, Esquire
Alicia Albus, Esquire

MO HealthNet Update
The average private pay nursing care rate is increased from $4,282 to $4,563. The new figure of $4,563 will be used to determine the number of months of ineligibility (penalty period) for vendor (nursing home) level services for applications taken on or after January 1, 2013.