PM 13-01-05-b: Use of Medical Expenses

WAG 13-01-05-b

Only use a qualifying member's medical expenses new textwhen determining if the SNAP unit is entitled to use a Standard Medical Deduction or actual expenses. Except for reimbursable medical expenses, use medical expenses in the month the expense is first billed or becomes due.

There are 2 kinds of medical expenses and each kind is used differently when computing net SNAP income. The 2 kinds of medical expenses are:

  • medical expenses billed to the unit that are not reimbursable; and
  • medical expenses incurred by the unit that are totally or partially reimbursable.