Oregon Bulletin

January 1, 2012


Department of Human Services, Children,
Adults and Families Division: Self-Sufficiency Programs
Chapter 461

Rule Caption: Changing OARs affecting public assistance, medical assistance, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program clients.

Adm. Order No.: SSP 31-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 12-1-2011

Certified to be Effective: 12-1-11 thru 1-11-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 461-155-0575

Rules Suspended: 461-155-0575(T)

Subject: OAR 461-155-0575 sets out policy for providing special need in-home supplementary payments to certain Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical (OSIPM) clients who receive specified in-home services. Payments authorized by the rule were suspended by temporary rule effective July 15, 2011. That temporary rule is being suspended, reinstating the payments authorized by the rule effective December 1, 2011.

Rules Coordinator: Annette Tesch—(503) 945-6067


Special Need; In-home Supplement; OSIPM

In the OSIPM program:

(1) The Department may provide a monthly supplementary payment for a client who meets the requirements of all of the following subsections:

(a) The client must receive SSI as his or her only source of income.

(b) The client must receive in-home services authorized by:

(A) The Independent Choices Program (covered under the State Medicaid Plan);

(B) A 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Service Waiver; or

(C) State Plan Personal Care Services authorized under chapter 411, division 034 of Oregon Administrative Rules.

(2) The amount and duration of payments authorized under this rule are subject to availability of funding as determined by the Department and are considered reimbursement for uncovered assistance needs.

(3) All eligible clients will receive the same monthly payment amount.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.706

Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.083, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706

Hist.: SSP 11-2011(Temp), f. 3-31-11, cert. ef. 4-1-11 thru 9-28-11; SSP 17-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-11; SSP 21-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-15-11 thru 1-11-12; SSP 31-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-1-11 thru 1-11-12

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