The client's ability to pay shall be determined from insurance benefits, net income, and value of property owned.
When the investigation of the client's ability to pay discloses eligibility for insurance benefits, the client shall be determined to be able to pay the cost of care provided to the full extent of insurance benefits available. The dollar amount of this coverage need not be specified in the determination order.
When the insurance benefits pay less than the cost of care, the ability of the client to pay the remaining part of the cost of care shall be determined from the client's net income and nonexcluded property.
The client's entire net income remaining after the deductions from gross income have been made in accordance with part 9515.2300, subpart 4, except Supplemental Security Income paid under section 1611(e)(1)(E) of the Social Security Act, United States Code, title 42, section 1382(e)(1)(E), as amended through November 10, 1986, shall be available to pay the cost of care.
10 SR 1589; 12 SR 2252; 16 SR 1797
February 2, 2005