District of Columbia
Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration.
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration and District of Columbia Department of Human Services, Income Maintenance Administration.
Effective date: January 1, 1974.
Statutory basis for payment: District of Columbia Laws 2-35, as amended, and 3-23.
Administration: District of Columbia funds.
Assistance: District of Columbia funds.
Passalong method: Maintaining total expenditures.
Place of application: District of Columbia Department of Human Services, individual service providers for adult foster care home eligibility; Social Security Administration field offices for payment eligibility.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement provided to persons residing in adult foster care homes who are eligible for SSI payments or would be eligible except for income. No statutory minimum age requirements for receiving adult foster care supplementation, but children receive assistance through child welfare services provisions.
Resource limitations: Federal SSI resource limitations apply.
Income exclusions: Federal SSI income exclusions apply.
Recoveries, liens, and assignments: Only in cases in which liens were assigned prior to the establishment of the SSI program.
Responsibility of relatives: None.
Interim assistance: District does not participate.
Payment levels: See Table 1.
|Living arrangement||State code||Combined federal
|Living in an adult foster care home (50 beds or less)||A||852.00||1,704.00||307.00||887.00|
|Living in an adult foster care home (over 50 beds)||B||962.00||1,924.00||417.00||1,107.00|
|Living in a Medicaid facility||G||70.00||140.00||40.00||80.00|
Number of recipients: See Table 2.
|Living arrangement||State code||Total||Aged||Blind||Disabled|
|Living in an adult foster care home (50 beds or less)||A||690||60||0||630||0|
|Living in an adult foster care home (over 50 beds)||B||30||0||10||20||0|
|Living in a Medicaid facility||G||960||110||10||770||70|
State Assistance for Special Needs
District does not provide assistance for special needs.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Determined by: Social Security Administration.
Medically Needy Program
District provides a program for the aged, blind, and disabled medically needy.
Unpaid Medical Expenses
The Social Security Administration obtains this information.