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STD/HIV Program

Ryan White Part B Services 2013 Eligibility Guidelines

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for South Carolina Ryan White Part B services, clients must meet the following criteria:  have a confirmed diagnosis of HIV or AIDS, live in South Carolina and have limited income (at or below 550% of the Federal poverty level).

Ryan White Part B providers must see all clients regardless of past or current medical condition.  Veterans receiving VA benefits are classified as uninsured, thus exempting veterans from the “payer of last resort” requirement.

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2013 Federal Poverty Guidelines
South Carolina Ryan White Part B Services
100% FPL
less than or equal to 550% FPL
1
$11,170
$61,435
2
$15,130
$83,215
3
$19,090
$104,995
4
$23,050
$126,775
5
$27,010
$148,555
6
$30,970
$170,335
7
$34,930
$192,115
8
$38,890
$213,895

 

Sources of Income

This is defined as ‘money from all sources before any deductions such as income taxes, social security taxes, insurance premiums, charitable contributions and bonds’.

Income Documentation

 Documentation for income includes the following:-

  • Salaries
  • Wages
  • Net earnings from self-employment
  • Royalties and Commissions
  • Tips
  • Business profits
  • Rents, Interest, Dividends
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Scholarships
  • Child support
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Social Security cash benefits
  • Workers compensation
  • Alimony

Income does not refer to the following:
Capital gains from primary residence; assets withdrawn from a bank; car; tax refunds; gifts; loans; lump-sum inheritances; one-time insurance payments. Compensation for injury must not be included as income unless it is received for DHEC provided treatment.  The value of food and fuel produced and consumed on value of rent from a owner-occupied housing would also be exempt when computing a client’s income.

Determining Household

The household is defined as the patient, the patient’s spouse, dependent children, or dependent adults.