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55 Pa. Code § 140.231. Income eligibility limitations.

INCOME REQUIREMENTS


§ 140.231. Income eligibility limitations.

 (a)  For the Healthy Horizons Categorically Needy and Healthy Horizons QMB Cost-Sharing Programs, net family income after applicable deductions and disregards cannot exceed 100% of the current Department of Health and Human Services Annual Update of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the appropriate family size.

 (b)  For the Healthy Horizons SLMB Cost-Sharing Program, on or after January 1, 1995, net income after applicable deductions and disregards shall be more than 100% of the current Department of Health and Human Services annual update of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the appropriate family size but may not exceed 120%. Prior to January 1, 1995, for calendar years 1993 and 1994, net income after applicable deductions and disregards shall be more than 100% of the applicable Department of Health and Human Services Annual Update of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the appropriate family size, but cannot exceed 110%.

 (c)  For the Healthy Horizons Medicare Cost-Sharing Program for QI-1s, net income after applicable deductions and disregards shall be at least 120% and less than 135% of the current Department of Health and Human Services annual update of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the appropriate family size.

 (d)  For the Healthy Horizons Medicare Cost-Sharing Program for QI-2s, net income after applicable deductions and disregards shall be at least 135% and less than 175% of the current Department of Health and Human Services annual update of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the appropriate family size.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  140.231 amended under sections 201(2) and 403(b) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201(2) and 403(b)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  140.231 amended May 24, 1996, effective May 25, 1996, and apply retroactively to January 1, 1993, for the SLMB Medicare Cost-Sharing Program for persons whose income does not exceed 110% of the FPIGs, and retroactively to January 1, 1995, for persons whose income does not exceed 120% of the FPIGs, 26 Pa.B. 2412; amended December 30, 1999, effective January 1, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 15. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (216195).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  140.202 (relating to definitions).



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