603.05 Adult Standard Disregard (AAM)

SR 03-28 Dated 05/03

Previous Policy

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Subtract the adult standard disregard from the entire assistance groups combined countable income. The amount of the disregard is a flat rate based on the number of individuals in the assistance group.

Exception: Do not allow the adult standard disregard for individuals requesting:

• nursing facility care;

• HCBC-ECI MA–Only;

• HCBC-ABD MA-Only;

• HCBC-DD MA–Only; or

• HCBC-IHS MA-Only.

 

Assistance Group Size

QMB, QDWI, SLMB, AND SLMB 135

All Other Programs

1

$20

$13

2

$20

$20

3

$25

Allow $25 for assistance groups of more than three individuals.

$25