Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-135-0725
Specific Requirements; OSIPM-EPD


To be eligible for the OSIPM-EPD program, an individual must--


Have a disability, as defined in OAR 461-125-0370 (Disability as the Basis of Need);


Have adjusted income below the limit provided in OAR 461-155-0250 (Income and Payment Standard; OSIPM)(5);


Have employment as defined in OAR 461-001-0035 (Definitions; OSIP-EPD and OSIPM-EPD). Once found eligible, a client remains eligible under this subsection for the OSIPM-EPD program while not working if the employer treats the client as an employee, such as when the client is absent from the job under the provisions of the Family Medical Leave Act; and


Not be assumed eligible for OSIPM, as defined in OAR 461-135-0010 (Assumed Eligibility for Medical Programs)(6), and not meet one of the following:


The income requirements for OSIPM under section (3) of OAR 461-155-0250 (Income and Payment Standard; OSIPM).


The resource limits for OSIPM under section (3)(a) of OAR 461-160-0015 (Resource Limits).


If an OSIPM-EPD client becomes unemployed and meets all financial and non-financial eligibility requirements for OSIPM except for resources, the client may retain eligibility for OSIPM-EPD for up to 12 months in order to spend down to the OSIPM resource limit. The individual must continue to meet all financial and nonfinancial eligibility factors for OSIPM-EPD except employment. The 12-month period begins the first of the month following the loss of employment.

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Jun. 8, 2021