State Assistance Programs for SSI Recipients, January 2005
Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: State Department of Health and Human Services.
Effective date: July 1, 2001.
Statutory basis for payment: Part 1-B Proviso applicable to the Department of Health and Human Services as included in the state appropriation act each year.
Administration: State funds.
Assistance: State funds.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.
Place of application: Local county eligibility offices of the state Department of Health and Human Services.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement provided to all SSI recipients and other low-income individuals who meet the state's net income exclusion and live in licensed community residential care facilities.
Resource limitations: Federal SSI regulations apply.
Income exclusions: Federal SSI regulations apply.
Recoveries, liens, and assignments: None.
Financial responsibility of relatives: None.
Interim assistance: State does not participate.
Payment levels: See Table 1.
|Living arrangement||Combined federal and state||State supplementation|
|Licensed community residential care facility||927.00||. . .||348.00||. . .|
|NOTE: . . . = not applicable.|
Number of recipients: See Table 2.
|Licensed community residential care facility||2,960||1,317||12||1,631|
State Assistance for Special Needs
State does not provide assistance for special needs.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Determined by: Social Security Administration.
Medically Needy Program
State does not provide a program for the medically needy.
Unpaid Medical Expenses
The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.