WAG 05-11-03

For an SLF resident who receives Medical assistance and lives alone, the monthly housing cost is equal to the current SSI rate for an individual, less $90. For an SLF resident who receives Medical assistance and shares an apartment, the monthly housing cost is equal to 1/2 of the current SSI rate for a couple, less $90.

When spouses who receive Medical assistance live together and are a single SNAP unit, the monthly housing cost is equal to the current SSI rate for a couple, less $180.

For a private pay SLF resident, the SLF is not limited to charging the person at the SSI rate less $90, for housing costs. revised textAccept the resident's statement of their private pay housing costs amount.revised textVerification of the private pay housing costs amount that the resident is responsible for paying is not needed.