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Excluded income and deductions.

(1) DSHS does not count the following income types when determining a consumer's income eligibility and copayment:
(a) Income types as defined in WAC 388-450-0035, 388-450-0040, and 388-450-0055;
(b) Savings accounts;
(c) Money received from sale of real property, such as a house, or personal property, such as a car;
(d) Reimbursements, such as tax refunds;
(e) Earned income credits;
(f) Diversion cash assistance;
(g) Compensatory awards, such as an insurance settlement or court-ordered payment for personal injury, damage, or loss of property;
(h) Capital gains;
(i) Basic Food program benefits;
(j) Income earned by children as described in WAC 170-290-3540;
(k) Benefits received by children of Vietnam War veterans who are diagnosed with any form or manifestation of spina bifida except spina bifida occulta;
(l) Adoption support assistance and foster care payments; and
(m) Government economic stimulus payments.
(2) DSHS deducts the amount a consumer pays for child support under court order, division of child support administrative order, or tribal government order, from the consumer's other countable income when determining eligibility and copayment for the SCC program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 16-09-059, § 170-290-3630, filed 4/15/16, effective 5/16/16; WSR 11-12-078, § 170-290-3630, filed 5/31/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, 2006 c 265, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 09-22-043, § 170-290-3630, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09.]
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