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Oregon Bulletin

April 1, 2013

Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs, Chapter 461

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

Adm. Order No.: SSP 6-2013

Filed with Sec. of State: 3-1-2013

Certified to be Effective: 3-1-13

Notice Publication Date: 2-1-2013

Rules Amended: 461-155-0290, 461-155-0291, 461-155-0295

Subject: OAR 461-155-0290 about income standards for the QMB-BAS program, OAR 461-155-0291 about income standards for the QMB-DW programs, and OAR 461-155-0295 about income standards for the QMB-SMB and QMB-SMF programs are being amended to reflect changes to the federal poverty level for 2013, which will in turn raise the income standards for Medicare Savings Programs.

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

461-155-0290

Income Standard; QMB-BAS

The adjusted income standard for the QMB-BAS program is 100 percent of the 2013 federal poverty level. [Table not included. See ED. NOTE.]

[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Hist.: AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 12-1990, f. 3-30-90, cert. ef. 4-1-90; AFS 16-1990, f. 6-29-90, cert. ef. 7-1-90; AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 30-1990, f. 12-31-90, cert. ef. 1-1-91; AFS 9-1991, f. 3-29-91, cert. ef. 4-1-91; AFS 8-1992, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-92; AFS 5-1993, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-93; AFS 6-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-94; AFS 10-1995, f. 3-30-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; AFS 16-1996, f. 4-29-96, cert. ef. 5-1-96; AFS 5-1997, f. 4-30-97, cert. ef. 5-1-97; AFS 6-1998(Temp), f. 3-30-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98 thru 5-31-98; AFS 8-1998, f. 4-28-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; AFS 3-1999, f. 3-31-99, cert. ef. 4-1-99; AFS 10-2000, f. 3-31-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00; AFS 6-2001, f. 3-30-01, cert. ef. 4-1-01; AFS 5-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-02; SSP 7-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; SSP 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-04; SSP 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-05; SSP 4-2006, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-06; SSP 2-2007(Temp), f.& cert. ef. 3-1-07 thru 3-31-07; SSP 4-2007, f. 3-30-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; SSP 6-2008(Temp), f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08 thru 8-28-08; SSP 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-08; SSP 6-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-09 thru 9-28-09; SSP 13-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-09; SSP 8-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11 thru 8-28-11; SSP 17-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-11; SSP 8-2012, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12; SSP 6-2013, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-13

461-155-0291

Income Standard; QMB-DW

The adjusted income standard for the QMB-DW program is 200 percent of the 2013 federal poverty level (see OAR 461-155-0290). [Table not included. See ED. NOTE.]

[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Hist.: AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 9-1991, f. 3-29-91, cert. ef. 4-1-91; AFS 8-1992, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-92; AFS 5-1993, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-93; AFS 6-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-94; AFS 10-1995, f. 3-30-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; AFS 16-1996, f. 4-29-96, cert. ef. 5-1-96; AFS 5-1997, f. 4-30-97, cert. ef. 5-1-97; AFS 6-1998(Temp), f. 3-30-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98 thru 5-31-98; AFS 8-1998, f. 4-28-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; AFS 3-1999, f. 3-31-99, cert. ef. 4-1-99; AFS 10-2000, f. 3-31-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00; AFS 6-2001, f. 3-30-01, cert. ef. 4-1-01; AFS 5-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-02; SSP 7-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; SSP 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-04; SSP 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-05; SSP 4-2006, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-06; SSP 2-2007(Temp), f.& cert. ef. 3-1-07 thru 3-31-07; SSP 4-2007, f. 3-30-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; SSP 6-2008(Temp), f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08 thru 8-28-08; SSP 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-08; SSP 6-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-09 thru 9-28-09; SSP 13-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-09; SSP 8-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11 thru 8-28-11; SSP 17-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-11; SSP 8-2012, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12; SSP 6-2013, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-13

461-155-0295

Income Standard; QMB-SMB, QMB-SMF

(1) Eligibility for QMB-SMB requires income greater than 100 percent (see OAR 461-155-0290) but less than 120 percent of the federal poverty level. The adjusted income standard for QMB-SMB is 120 percent of the 2013 federal poverty level. [Table not included. See ED. NOTE.]

(2) Eligibility for QMB-SMF requires income equal to or greater than 120 percent (see section (1) of this rule) but less than 135 percent of the federal poverty level. The adjusted income standard for QMB-SMF is 135 percent of the 2013 federal poverty level. [Table not included. See ED. NOTE.]

[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060 & 411.070
Hist.: AFS 35-1992, f. 12-31-92, cert. ef. 1-1-93; AFS 5-1993, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-93; AFS 6-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-94; AFS 29-1994, f. 12-29-94, cert. ef. 1-1-95; AFS 10-1995, f. 3-30-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; AFS 16-1996, f. 4-29-96, cert. ef. 5-1-96; AFS 5-1997, f. 4-30-97, cert. ef. 5-1-97; AFS 24-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; AFS 6-1998(Temp), f. 3-30-98, cert. ef. 4-1-98 thru 5-31-98; AFS 8-1998, f. 4-28-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; AFS 3-1999, f. 3-31-99, cert. ef. 4-1-99; AFS 10-2000, f. 3-31-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00; AFS 6-2001, f. 3-30-01, cert. ef. 4-1-01; AFS 5-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-02; AFS 19-2002(Temp), f. 12-10-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03 thru 5-31-03; AFS 22-2002, f. 12-31-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; SSP 7-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; SSP 8-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-04; SSP 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-05; SSP 4-2006, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-06; SSP 2-2007(Temp), f.& cert. ef. 3-1-07 thru 3-31-07; SSP 4-2007, f. 3-30-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; SSP 6-2008(Temp), f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08 thru 8-28-08; SSP 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-08; SSP 23-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-08; SSP 26-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; SSP 6-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 4-1-09 thru 9-28-09; SSP 13-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-09; SSP 8-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11 thru 8-28-11; SSP 17-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-11; SSP 8-2012, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12; SSP 6-2013, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-13

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