WAC 182-513-1325 Determining available income for an SSI-related single client for long-term care (LTC) services.

Effective February 20, 2017

This section describes income the agency or its designee determines available when evaluating an SSI-related single client's eligibility for long-term care (LTC) services.

  1. See WAC 182-513-1330 for rules related to available income for legally married couples.
  2. The agency or its designee applies the following rules when determining income eligibility for SSI-related LTC services:
    1. WAC 182-512-0600 SSI-related medical—Definition of income;
    2. WAC 182-512-0650 SSI-related medical—Available income;
    3. WAC 182-512-0700 SSI-related medical—Income eligibility;
    4. WAC 182-512-0750 SSI-related medical—Countable unearned income;
    5. WAC 182-512-0840 (3) self-employment income-allowable expenses
    6. WAC 182-512-0785, 182-512-0790, and 182-512-0795 for sponsored immigrants and how to determine if sponsors' income counts in determining benefits.
  3. In initial categorically needy income eligibility for LTC, the agency does not allow any deductions listed in 1612(b) of the Social Security Act, for example:
    1. Twenty dollars per month income exclusion under WAC 182-512-0800;
    2. The first $65 and the remaining one-half earned income work incentive under WAC 182-512-0840; and
    3. Impairment related work expense or blind work expense under WAC 182-512-0840.

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