SSI-related medical -- Categorically needy (CN) medical eligibility.
Effective October 1, 2013.
(1) Washington apple health (WAH) categorically needy (CN) coverage is available for an SSI-related person who meets the criteria in WAC 182-512-0050, SSI-related medical—General information.
(2) To be eligible for SSI-related WAH CN medical programs, a person must also have:
(a) Countable income and resources at or below the SSI-related WAH CN medical monthly standard (refer to WAC 182-512-0010) or be eligible for an SSI cash grant but choose not to receive it; or
(b) Countable resources at or below the SSI resource standard and income above the SSI-related WAH CN medical monthly standard, but the countable income falls below that standard after applying special income disregards as described in WAC 182-512-0880; or
(c) Met requirements for long-term care (LTC) WAH CN income and resource requirements that are found in chapters 182-513 and 182-515 WAC if wanting LTC or waiver services.
(3) An ineligible spouse of an SSI recipient is not eligible for noninstitutional SSI-related WAH CN health care coverage. If an ineligible spouse of an SSI recipient has dependent children in the home, eligibility may be determined for family medical programs.