WAC 388-450-0112

Effective November 1, 2011

WAC 388-450-0112 Does the department allocate the income of an ABD cash client to legal dependents?

This section applies to the Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance program.

1.    The income of an ABD cash client is reduced by the following:

a.    The ABD cash earned income disregard as specified in WAC 388-450-0177; and

b.    An amount not to exceed the department's standard of need for court or administratively ordered current or back support for legal dependents.

2.    When a ABD cash client in a medical institution, alcohol or drug treatment center, congregate care facility or adult family home has income, the income is countable to meet the client's needs after the income is reduced by the following:

a.    The payment standard amount for the nonapplying spouse and legal dependents living in the home; and

b.     The standard of assistance the client is eligible for while in an alternative care facility.

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