182-509-0360 - MAGI income-How the income of a child age eighteen or younger or a tax dependent is counted

182-509-0360. MAGI income-How the income of a child age eighteen or younger or a tax dependent is counted

The medic-aid agency determines what income is counted when determining eligibility for modified adjusted gross income (MAGI)-based Washington apple health under WAC 182-509-0300.

(1) When determining countable income for persons described in subsections (2) through (4) of this section, the countable income of a child age eighteen or younger or of a tax dependent is included only when it meets the threshold required for tax filing under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 6012 (a)(1). For purposes of this section, countable income of a child or tax dependent does not include Social Security dependent benefits.

(2) Determining countable income of a tax filer. The countable income of a tax filer includes the countable income of each member in the tax filer's medical assistance unit (MAU) under WAC 182-506-0012(1).

(3) Determining countable income of a tax dependent. The countable income of a tax dependent includes the countable income of each member in the tax dependent's MAU under WAC 182-506-0012(2).

(4) Determining countable income of a nonfiler. The countable income of a nonfiler, including a person considered a nonfiler under WAC 182-506-0012(2)(b)(ii), includes the countable income of each member in the nonfiler's MAU under WAC 182-506-0012(3).

(Adopted by WSR 14-01-021, filed 12/9/13, effective 1/9/14 Amended by WSR 17-02-001, Filed 12/21/2016, effective 1/21/2017)

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