Policy contained in PM/WAG 15-05-01 and 15-05-02 of this section relates to pre-MAGI/legacy budget methodology.
For information about MAGI budgeting methodology see the policy memo, Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Budgeting for Medical.
Eligibility for Medical Only for persons living in the community is determined in whole dollar amounts. Drop cents from each amount during the eligibility calculation (see Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Budgeting for Medical for Family Health Plans and PM 15-04-03 for AABD).
To determine whether a Community case, LTC case, or an SLF case has a spenddown, countable monthly income must be computed. Determine countable monthly income as follows.