Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration.
Effective date: January 1, 1974.
Statutory basis for payment: Vermont Statutes Annotated, title 33, chapter 13, Aid to Aged, Blind, and Disabled.
Administration: State funds.
Assistance: State funds.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.
Place of application: Social Security Administration field offices.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement provided to all SSI-eligible aged, blind, and disabled individuals, including children.
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 participates.
Payment levels: See Table 1.
|Living arrangement||State code||Combined federal and state||State supplementation|
|Living independently||A and B||631.04||967.88||52.04||98.88|
|Assistive community care, Level III||C||627.38||965.77||48.38||96.77|
|Living in the household of another||E||425.30||627.65||39.30||48.31|
|Residential care home, Level IV||G||802.94||1,431.06||223.94||562.06|
|Custodial care family home||H||677.69||1,201.82||98.69||332.82|
Number of recipients: See Table 2.
|Living arrangement||State code||Total||Aged||Blind||Disabled|
|Living independently||A and B||11,123||1,088||66||8,048||1,921|
|Assistive community care, Level III||C||240||49||4||185||2|
|Living in the household of another||E||199||14||1||141||43|
|Residential care home, Level IV||G||137||18||1||114||4|
|Custodial care family home||H||840||12||12||674||142|
State Assistance for Special Needs
Agency of Human Services, Department of Prevention, Assistance, and Transition and Department for Children and Families.
Special Needs Circumstances
Emergency assistance is provided, under certain conditions, for court-ordered evictions, natural disasters (e.g., fire, flood, or hurricane), emergency medical care, funeral costs, and emergency fuel needs.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Determined by: Social Security Administration.
Medically Needy Program
State provides a program for the aged, blind, and disabled medically needy.
Unpaid Medical Expenses
The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.