461-155-0250    Temporary Effective 07/01/14 through 12/28/14
Income and Payment Standard; OSIPM

  1. A client who is assumed eligible per OAR 461-135-0010(6) is presumed to meet the income limits for the OSIPM program.

  2. A client in a nonstandard living arrangement (see OAR 461-001-0000) meeting the requirements of OAR 461-135-0750, who is not assumed eligible and does not meet the income standards set out in section (4) of this rule, must have countable (see OAR 001-0000) income that is equal to or less than 300 percent of the full SSI standard for a single individual (except OSIPM-EPD) or have established a qualifying trust as specified in OAR 461-145-0540(9)(c).

  3. The OSIPM (except OSIPM-EPD) adjusted income standard takes into consideration the need for shelter (housing and utilities), food, and other items. The standard is itemized as follows:

    OSIPM
    Items of Need
      One Person in Need Group Two People in Need Group
    Adjusted No.
    in Household
    One Two or
    More
    Two Three or
    More
    Shelter 443.00 205.00 547.00 203.00
    Food 174.00 171.67 334.00 317.34
    Other 104.00 104.00 201.00 201.00

  4. A client, other than one identified in section (1), (2), or (6) of this rule, must have adjusted income below the standard in this section. The Department determines the adjusted number in the household under OAR 461-155-0020.

    OSIPM
    Adjusted Income Standards
      One Person in Need Group Two People in Need Group
    Adjusted No. in
    Household
    One Two or
    More
    Two Three or
    More
    AB/AD/OAA 721.00 480.67 1,082.00 721.34

  5. In the OSIPM program (except OSIPM-EPD), an individual in a nursing facility or an ICF-MR are allowed the following amounts for clothing and personal incidentals:

    1. For an individual who receives a VA pension based on unreimbursed medical expenses (UME), $90 is allowed.

    2. For all other individuals, $60 is allowed.

    3. For an individual identified in subsection (b) of this section with countable income (including any SSI) that is less than $60, the payment standard is equal to the difference between the individual's countable income (including any SSI) and $60. For the purposes of this subsection, countable income includes income that would otherwise be countable for an individual who is assumed eligible under OAR 461-135-0010.

  6. In the OSIPM-EPD program, the adjusted earned income limit is 250 percent of the federal poverty level for a family of one.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706

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