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256.99 REVERSE MORTGAGE PROCEEDS DISREGARDED.
All reverse mortgage loan proceeds received, including interest or earnings thereon, shall be
disregarded and shall not be considered available to the borrower for purposes of determining
initial or continuing eligibility for, or amount of, medical assistance, Minnesota supplemental
assistance, general assistance, general assistance medical care, or a federal or state low interest
loan or grant. This section applies regardless of the time elapsed since the loan was made or the
disposition of the proceeds.
For purposes of medical assistance eligibility provided under sections 256B.055, 256B.056,
and 256B.06, proceeds from a reverse mortgage must be disregarded as income in the month of
receipt but are a resource if retained after the month of receipt.
History: 1979 c 265 s 2; 3Sp1981 c 3 s 16; 1985 c 252 s 18; 1988 c 689 art 2 s 268; 1996 c
414 art 1 s 35