WAC 182-500-0105 Medical assistance definitions -- T.

Effective November 19, 2015

"Tax dependent" means a person for whom a tax filer claims an exemption on his or her federal income tax return. A tax dependent may be either a qualifying child or a qualifying relative under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 152 for a taxable year.

"Tax filer" means a person who expects to file a federal income tax return.

"Third party" means an entity other than the medicaid agency or the agency's designee that may be liable to pay all or part of the cost of health care for a Washington apple health (WAH) client.

"Third-party liability (TPL)" means the legal responsibility of an identified third party or parties to pay all or part of the cost of health care for a WAH client. See client obligations in establishing TPL under WAC 182-503-0540.

"Title XIX" is the portion of the federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq., that authorizes funding to states for health care programs. Title XIX is also called medicaid.

"Title XXI" is the portion of the federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1397aa et seq., that authorizes funding to states for the children's health insurance program (CHIP).

"Transfer of assets" means changing ownership or title of an asset such as income, real property, or personal property by one of the following:

     (a) An intentional act that changes ownership or title; or

     (b) A failure to act that results in a change of ownership or title.

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