The individual’s categorical relationship determines which income and resource guidelines they must meet for Personal Care services, also known as State Plan Personal Care (SPPC).
Income for ABD related: Countable income of the individual and spouse, if any, must be equal to or below the income standard for an individual or a couple as shown on Appendix C-1, Schedule VI (QMBP).
Income for Non ABD related: If the individual meets categorical relationship as described in the Personal Care Services Categorical Relationship article he or she is income eligible.
Resources for ABD related: Countable resources of the individual and spouse, if any, must be equal to or less than the resource standards for an individual or for a couple as shown on Appendix C-1, Schedule VI (QMBP).
Resources for Non ABD related: There is no resource test
- Home property (as long as client continues to reside there
- One Automobile
- Irrevocable burial policy
- Life Insurance with total face value of $1,500 or less. *See articles on Life Insurance and Burial Policies
There is no penalty period applied for transfer of assets without commensurate return.