institutionalized spouse

(1) The term “institutionalized spouse” means an individual who— (A) is in a medical institution or nursing facility or who (at the option of the State) is described in section 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(VI) of this title , and (B) is married to a spouse who is not in a medical institution or nursing facility; but does not include any such individual who is not likely to meet the requirements of subparagraph (A) for at least 30 consecutive days.

Source

42 USC § 1396r-5(h)(1)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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