Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.
Interim assistance: State does not participate.
Optional State Supplementation
State does not provide optional supplementation.
State Assistance for Special Needs
State does not provide assistance for special needs.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI). State has more liberal guidelines for Medicaid-only (non-SSI) recipients.
Determined by: Social Security Administration for SSI recipients, and the Division of Medicaid for those with income above SSI state limits.
Medically Needy Program
State provides a program for the aged, blind, and disabled medically needy whose income is below 135 percent the poverty level.
Unpaid Medical Expenses
The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.