Sale of Home Proceeds and Insurance Payments & Repairs

How are the proceeds from the sale of the home property or an insurance payment for home repairs considered in determining eligibility

Absence from the Home: Temporary vs Permanent

Determining whether an absence is temporary or permanent.

Countable Property

Determining the countable value of property not associated with the home property

Updated$20 General Income Exclusion

327:35-5-42(d)(1)and(5)(B) The General Income Exclusion (GIE) is a $20 per month income deduction. It is mostly used to bring down countable income that is barely over the standard, so the client can be eligible for a particular benefit. For QMB, SLMB and QI-1, and SPPC, the GIE can be used: First on unearned income If […]

Disability Due to Death

Determining Category Relationship due to Death and FACS Coding

Process for Closing Medical (Death)

Process for closing medical on reason of death.

How to Consider & Code Child Support for ABD-Related Benefits

For ABD-related benefits, child support is generally considered income for the child rather than the parent. If the child support payment is for more than one child, divide the amount received by the number of children for whom it is intended. Example: Martha is applying for ABD benefits for herself and her son John. Her […]

Applications – SSP & Medical Pending Social Security Decision

Q&A on New ABD applications with pending SSA decision.

UpdatedHow to Certify QMBP

Certifying the medical and buy-in benefits under QMBP eligibility

How to Retro-Certify Short Term Medical (NON SSP)

Instructions on Retro-Certifying a Short Term Medical – previous denial from SSA.