PDFWAC 182-509-0345

MAGI incomeIncome from employment and training programs.

For purposes of determining eligibility for modified adjusted gross income (MAGI)–based Washington apple health (WAH) (see WAC 182-509-0300):
(1) The agency excludes income received from the following programs:
(a) Payments issued under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA);
(b) Payments issued under the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. This includes payments made through the AmeriCorps program;
(c) Payments issued under Title I of the Domestic Volunteer Act of 1973, such as VISTA, AmeriCorps VISTA, University Year for Action, and Urban Crime Prevention Program; and
(d) All payments issued under Title II of the Domestic Volunteer Act of 1973. These include:
(i) Retired senior volunteer program (RSVP);
(ii) Foster grandparents program; and
(iii) Senior companion program.
(2) The agency counts training allowances from vocational and rehabilitative programs as earned income when:
(a) The program is recognized by federal, state, or local governments;
(b) The allowance is not a reimbursement; and
(c) The person is required to file a U.S. tax return and the IRS considers the income to be taxable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148), 42 C.F.R. §§ 431, 435, 457, and 45 C.F.R. § 155. WSR 14-01-021, § 182-509-0345, filed 12/9/13, effective 1/9/14.]