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55 Pa. Code § 283.21. Department payment.


§ 283.21. Department payment.

 (a)  The Department’s payment for burial or cremation, or both, will not exceed $750.

 (b)  The Department’s payment is determined by adding the total value of resources under §  283.22(b) (relating to resources) contributed by an agency or individual. If the total value of resources is:

   (1)  Equal to or greater than $1,500, the Department will not pay for burial or cremation, or both.

   (2)  Less than or equal to $750, the Department’s payment is $750.

   (3)  Greater than $750, but less than $1,500, this amount is subtracted from $1,500. The remainder is the Department’s payment.


   The provisions of this §  283.21 adopted October 30, 2009, effective retroactively to July 3, 2000, 39 Pa.B. 6336.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  283.22 (relating to resources).

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