Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration.
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Healthcare Finances.
Effective date: July 1, 2006.
Statutory basis for payment: Kansas Statutes Annotated (K.S.A.) 39-972.
Administration: State funds.
Assistance: State funds.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.
Place of application: Applications generated from Social Security and Medicaid eligibles.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement provided to adults residing in Medicaid facilities receiving a reduced SSI payment.
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 calculation method: The state pays a supplement to individuals who reside in Medicaid facilities.
Payment levels: See Table 1.
|Living arrangement||Combined federal and state||State supplementation|
|SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Income Security Programs; state information.|
Number of recipients: See Table 2.
|SOURCE: State information.|
|NOTE: -- = not available.|
Total expenditures: The state reported expenditures of $219,925 for calendar year 2010 in state-administered payments to SSI recipients.
State Assistance for Special Needs
State does not provide assistance for special needs.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Determined by: State.
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.