Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-14-02-.03 - ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

(1) To qualify for Ryan White Program services, an applicant must submit a completed and signed Ryan White Program application including evidence that applicant meets the following eligibility requirements:
(a) Is a resident of Tennessee;
(b) Meets the generally accepted medical criteria for HIV disease;
(c) An income level and total liquid assets that do not exceed the limits set by the Department and posted semiannually on its website; and
(d) For ADAP applicants, presents certification that applicant has no other source of third party reimbursement for prescription drugs.
(2) For purposes of establishing income and assets the following shall apply:
(a) For applicants 18 years and older, only the income and assets of the applicant and the applicant's legal spouse with whom the applicant resides will be considered.
(b) For applicants less than 18 years of age, the income and assets of the applicant and the legal parent or parents with whom the applicant resides will be considered. Income and assets of step-parents and legal guardians shall not be considered.
(3) In order to continue to receive any Ryan White Program services, a Client must submit the following every six (6) months:
(a) Confirmation that the Client continues to meet the eligibility criteria; and
(b) A completed and signed recertification application.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-14-02-.03
Original rule filed March 31, 1988; effective May 15, 1988. Amendment filed January 26, 1990; effective March 12, 1990. Repeal and new rule filed January 3, 2012; effective June 30, 2012. Emergency rule filed December 23, 2015 effective through June 20, 2016. Amendment filed December 23, 2015; effective 3/22/2016.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 68-1-103, 68-1-106, and 68-10-109.

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