42 CFR § 435.126 - Individuals eligible as qualified disabled and working individuals.
(a) Basis. This section implements sections 1902(a)(10)(E)(ii) and 1905(s) of the Act.
(b) Eligibility. The agency must provide medical assistance to individuals who meet all of the following:
(2) Have income, subject to paragraphs (b)(2)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section, that is less than or equal to 200 percent of the federal poverty level.
(i) During a transition month (as defined in paragraph (b)(2)(ii) of this section), any income attributable to a cost of living adjustment in Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability benefits does not count in determining an individual's income.
(ii) A transition month is any month of the year beginning when the cost of living adjustment takes effect, through the month following the month of publication of the revised official poverty level.
(c) Scope. Medical assistance included in paragraph (b) of this section is coverage of the Part A premium.