Health care for the aged, blind, or disabled
Revised February 22, 2017
SSI Program (S01):
This program provides CN coverage to individuals receiving SSI cash benefits.
SSI-Related Program (S02):
This program provides CN coverage to individuals who meet the SSI income and resource limits as well as one of the following requirements:
- 65 years old or older (aged), or
- Blind (as defined by the Social Security Administration and determined by DSHS), or
- Disabled (as defined by the Social Security Administration and determined by DSHS).
Effective January 1, 2018
|Household Size||Monthly Income Limit||Resource Limit|
SSI-Related MN Program (S95, S99):
This program provides MN coverage to individuals with income above the SSI income and resource limits. Individuals who qualify and enroll in the Apple Health SSI-related MN Program become eligible for MN coverage after incurring medical costs equal to the amount of the household income that is above the SSI income standard. For an explanation of Medically Needy benefits, please see that section of this publication.
Effective January 1, 2017
|Household Size||Monthly Income Limit|
Health care for Workers with Disabilities (HWD) (S08):
This program provides CN coverage to people with disabilities (aged 16 through 64) with earned income who purchase health care coverage based on a sliding income scale.
HWD has no asset test and the net income limit is based on 220% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
Effective April 1, 2017
|Household Size||Income Limit - 220% FPL|
To be eligible, an individual must meet federal disability requirements, be employed (including self-employment) full or part time, and pay the monthly premium. To receive HWD benefits, enrollees pay a monthly premium determined as a percentage of their income. The premium will never exceed 7.5% of total income, and may be less. American Indians and Alaska Natives are exempt from paying premiums for HWD.