When determining eligibility and benefit amount, consider money received for education purposes as follows:
For AABD Cash and AABD Medical, all education grants and loans are exempt.
Income from educational benefits paid to a veteran or a dependent of a veteran is exempt only to the extent used to meet educational expenses such as tuition, fees, day care, transportation, etc.
Wages, allowances, or reimbursements for transportation and attendant care costs received by a person employed in a Supported Employment Program under Title VI of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are exempt.
Need based payments, cash assistance, or compensation in lieu of wages and allowances received under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) are exempt when determining eligibility and benefit amount.
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