Or. Admin. R. 461-125-0330 - Blindness as the Basis of Need

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

In the OSIP and OSIPM programs, an individual is considered blind if any of the following is true:

(1) The individual is receiving SSB or SSI benefits based on blindness. Eligibility continues as long as eligibility for SSB or SSI eligibility continues.
(2) The individual was eligible for and received AB in Oregon in December 1973. These individuals continue to be eligible as long as they are continuously blind as defined by Oregon requirements that were in effect in 1973.
(3) The individual meets one of the following OSIP blindness criteria:
(a) Vision of 20/200 or less in the better eye with a corrective lens.
(b) A limitation in vision field to an angle of 20 degrees or less.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 461-125-0330
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 20-1991, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-91; SSP 7-2005, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-05; SSP 56-2021, minor correction filed 12/13/2021, effective 12/13/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404 & 411.706

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.704 & 411.706

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