Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-180-0083
Effective Dates; Other Changes That Cause Increases; OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB


(1)

In the OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB programs, this rule is used to determine the effective date when reported changes, other than changes in income or income deductions, cause an increase in benefits. See OAR 461-180-0020 (Effective Dates; Changes in Income or Income Deductions That Cause Increases) for information about changes in income and income deductions that cause increases.

(2)

The effective date is determined in accordance with OAR 461-180-0090 (Effective Dates; Initial Month Medical Benefits) if a current recipient of OSIPM or QMB program benefits is determined eligible for a new program with a higher benefit level due to any of the following factors:

(a)

Changes to the number in the need group (see OAR 461-110-0630 (Need Group)).

(b)

Changes to the amount of countable (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)) resources.

(c)

Changes to employment status.

(d)

Changes to service eligibility.

(3)

If a current recipient of OSIPM-CAWEM is determined eligible for the full OSIPM package due to a change in non-citizen status, the effective date is the first day of the month in which the individual reports the change.

(4)

If a current OSIPM or OSIPM-CAWEM recipient is determined eligible for a higher benefit level due to pregnancy, the effective date is the first day of the month in which the pregnancy was reported.
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Jun. 8, 2021