(1) The resource standard for a single applicant for tailored supports for older adults (TSOA) is $53,100.
(2) The resource standard for a married couple is $53,100 for the TSOA applicant plus the state spousal resource standard for the spousal impoverishment protections community (SIPC) spouse. The state spousal resource standard may change annually on July 1st. The resource standards are found at www.hca.wa.gov/free-or-low-cost-health-care/program-administration/program-standard-income-and-resources.
(3) The medicaid agency or the agency's designee uses rules in WAC 182-513-1350
(1), (3) and (4) to determine general eligibility relating to resources, availability of resources, and which resources count.
(4) The TSOA recipient has one year from the date of initial eligibility of TSOA to transfer resources in excess of the TSOA standard to the SIPC spouse.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021
, 2016 1st sp.s. c 36 § 213 (1)(e), section 1115 of the Social Security Act, and 42 C.F.R. §§ 431.400 through 431.428. WSR 17-12-019, § 182-513-1640, filed 5/30/17, effective 7/1/17.]