Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Code website reflects the Pennsylvania Code changes effective through 53 Pa.B. 6142 (September 30, 2023).

55 Pa. Code § 1147.23. Scope of benefits for State Blind Pension recipients.

§ 1147.23. Scope of benefits for State Blind Pension recipients.

 State Blind Pension recipients are only eligible for vision examinations. They are not eligible for eyeglasses, low vision aids or eye prostheses. However, State Blind Pension recipients are eligible for eye prostheses if they are also categorically needy.


   The provisions of this §  1147.23 adopted January 25, 1980, effective February 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 264; amended May 22, 1981, effective May 23, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1805. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (54190).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  1147.11 (relating to types of services covered).

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.