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Wyoming

Resource limitations: Same as federal.


Wyoming Income exclusions: Same as federal.

Recoveries, liens, and assignments: None.

State Supplementation Responsibility of relatives: None.

Interim assistance: State does not participate.


Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Payment levels: See Table 1.
Administration: Department of Family Services,
Economic Assistance. Number of recipients: In January 2002, 2,749 people
received optional state supplementation.
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: Department of Family Services, State Assistance for Special Needs
Economic Assistance.
State does not provide assistance for special needs.
Effective date: July 1, 1977.

Statutory basis for payment: Wyoming Statutes Medicaid


42-2-103.
Eligibility
Funding
Administration: State funds. Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Assistance: State funds.
Determined by: Social Security Administration.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.

Place of application: No application required. State


Medically Needy Program
uses computerized information from the Social Security State does not provide a program for the medically
Administration to identify eligible recipients. needy.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement
provided to aged, blind, and disabled persons who Unpaid Medical Expenses
receive SSI as the sole source of their income and live
independently or in the household of another. Blind and The Social Security Administration obtains this
disabled children may be eligible for supplementation. information.

Table 1.
Optional state supplementation payment levels (in dollars)
Combined federal and state State supplementation
Living arrangement Individual Couple Individual Couple
Living independently 554.90 842.12 9.90 25.12
Living in the household of another 376.75 575.03 13.41 30.36

DEFINITIONS:
Living independently. Includes only SSI recipients who reside in a federal Code A living arrangement and have no federal countable
income.
Living in the household of another. Includes only SSI recipients who reside in a federal Code B living arrangement and have no federal
countable income.

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