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WAC 182-511-1060

Washington apple health—Health care for workers with disabilities (HWD)—Income standard based on the federal poverty guidelines.

(1) The federal poverty levels (FPL) amounts, also known as poverty guidelines, are issued by the federal Department of Health and Human Services each year in the Federal Register and are generally found at http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/index.shtml.
(2) If the FPL amounts change from one calendar year to the next, the net income standard for the Washington apple health for workers with disabilities (HWD) program changes on the first of April each year based on that calendar year's poverty guidelines.
(3) The net income standard for HWD is two hundred twenty percent of the poverty guideline.
(4) There is no test for resources for the HWD program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), 42 C.F.R. §§ 431, 435, and 457, and 45 C.F.R. § 155. WSR 13-14-019, § 182-511-1060, filed 6/24/13, effective 7/25/13.]
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