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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 100. State Programs

12VAC30-100-260. Eligibility requirements.

An applicant will be determined to be eligible for the HIV Premium Assistance Program if the individual:

1. Is a Virginia resident at the time of application and is:

a. A citizen of the United States;

b. An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing in the United States under color of law, including an alien who is lawfully present in the United States pursuant to 8 USC § 1101 et seq.; or

c. An alien lawfully admitted under authority of the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975, 22 USC § 2601 et seq.;

2. Is certified by a licensed physician to be HIV positive;

3. Is certified by a licensed physician to be unable to work or to have a substantial likelihood of being unable to work within three months of the date of the physician's certification due to the HIV infection;

4. Is eligible for continuation of group health insurance plan benefits through the employer and the provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985, or for continuation of benefits under any type of health insurance plan unless DMAS has reason to believe it is not cost effective;

5. Has applicant and spouse income no greater than 250% of the poverty level;

6. Has countable liquid assets no more than $10,000 in value; and

7. Is not eligible for Medicaid.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-325 and 32.1-330.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 15, eff. June 1, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2000; Volume 32, Issue 1, eff. October 22, 2015.

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