WAC 182-511-1060 Washington apple health -- Health care for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Income standard based on the federal poverty guidelines.
Effective July 25, 2013.
- The federal poverty levels (FPL) amounts, also known as poverty guidelines, are issued by the federal Department of Health and Human Services each year in the Federal Register and are generally found at http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/index.shtml.
- If the FPL amounts change from one calendar year to the next, the net income standard for the Washington apple health for workers with disabilities (HWD) program changes on the first of April each year based on that calendar year's poverty guidelines.
- The net income standard for HWD is two hundred twenty percent of the poverty guideline.
- There is no test for resources for the HWD program.