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Rule 5160:1-6-03 | Medicaid: special income rules that may apply when an individual is requesting medicaid payment for long-term care services.


(A) The following income rules only apply when an individual, regardless of age, is seeking medicaid payment for long-term care services.

(1) An individual ineligible for base eligibility due to excess income shall have his or her income eligibility determined using the special income level (SIL), in accordance with rule 5160:1-6-03.1 of the Administrative Code.

(2) If an individual's countable income is greater than the SIL, as determined in rule 5160:1-6-03.1 of the Administrative Code, the individual may establish a qualified income trust (QIT), in accordance with rule 5160:1-6-03.2 of the Administrative Code to become income eligible for medical assistance.

(B) These rules do not describe what is considered income for the purposes of determining eligibility for medical assistance.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5163.02, 5160.02
Amplifies: 5160.02, 5163.02
Five Year Review Date: 9/1/2022