WSR 05-07-097

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed March 17, 2005, 4:34 p.m. , effective April 17, 2005 ]


Purpose: This WAC corrects cross-references and adds language that was previously deleted inadvertently.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-503-0510.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.09.530.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-23-066 on November 15, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: March 15, 2005.

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3481.1
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-17-030, filed 8/12/02, effective 9/12/02)

WAC 388-503-0510   How a client is determined "related to" a categorical program.   (1) A person is related to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program if they are:

(a) Aged, blind, or disabled as defined in WAC 388-511-1105(1) or chapter 388-475 WAC; or

(b) Considered as eligible for SSI under WAC 388-511-1105(5) or chapter 388-475 WAC; or

(c) Children meeting the requirements of WAC 388-505-0210(((6))) (5).

(2) A person or family is considered to be related to the temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) program if they ((meet)):

(a) Meet the program requirements for the TANF cash assistance programs or the requirements of WAC ((388-505-0210 or)) 388-505-0220; or

(b) Would meet such requirements except that the assistance unit's countable income ((or resources)) exceeds the TANF program standards in WAC 388-478-0065.

(3) Persons related to SSI or to TANF are eligible for categorically needy (CN) or medically needy (MN) medical coverage if they meet the other eligibility criteria for these medical programs. See chapters 388-475, 388-505 and 388-519 WAC for these eligibility criteria.

(4) Persons related to SSI or to TANF and who receive the related CN medical coverage have redetermination rights as described in WAC 388-503-0505(6).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.09.080, and 74.09.415. 02-17-030, 388-503-0510, filed 8/12/02, effective 9/12/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. 98-16-044, 388-503-0510, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.]

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