Chapter 5101:1-24 Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) Program

5101:1-24-20 Prevention, retention and contingency program: excluded income and resources.

What is excluded as income and resources when determining financial eligibility for prevention, retention and contingency (PRC) benefits and services?

(A) Child support payment distributions made by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) pursuant to division (C) of Section 1 of Am. S.B. 170 of the 124th General Assembly (10/25/2001).

(B) All income that is federally excluded in the determination of eligibility for federal needs-based programs. Federally excluded income includes the income sources identified in paragraphs (C) and (D) of this rule.

(C) Drug discounts and transitional assistance received under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act, at Section 1860D-31(g)(6) of the Social Security Act (12/08/2003). The language in Section 1860D-31(g)(6) of the Social Security Act states that the availability of negotiated prices or transitional assistance under this section shall not be treated as benefits or otherwise taken into account in determining an individual's eligibility for, or the amount of benefits under any other federal program.

(D) Monetary allowances paid under Section 401 of the Veteran's Benefits and Health Care Improvement Act of 2000, effective December 1, 2000. Payments authorized and made by the veteran's administration (VA) to provide certain benefits, including a monthly monetary allowance for children with covered birth defects who are the natural children of women veterans who served in the republic of Vietnam from February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975.

Effective: 7/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/29/2016 and 07/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5101.80, 5101.801
Rule Amplifies: 5101.80, 5101.801, 5108.01, 5108.02
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/02, 10/1/05, 1/1/11