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Title 33 : Human Services



(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 2072)
  • § 2072. General eligibility

    (a) An individual shall be eligible for assistance under this subchapter if the individual:

    (1) is a resident of Vermont at the time of application for benefits;

    (2) is at least 65 years of age or is an individual with disabilities as defined in subdivision 2071(1) of this title; and

    (3) has a household income, when calculated using modified adjusted gross income as defined in 26 U.S.C. § 36B(d)(2)(B), no greater than 225 percent of the federal poverty level.

    (b) An individual whose pharmaceutical expenses are paid or reimbursable, either in whole or in part, by any plan of assistance or insurance, other than Title XVIII (Medicare) and Title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, shall not be eligible for pharmaceutical assistance under this subchapter. No assistance shall be provided under this subchapter with respect to an individual pharmaceutical purchase that may be covered in whole by Title XVIII.

    (c) If an individual becomes ineligible for assistance under this subchapter, the Secretary shall terminate assistance to the individual. (Added 2005, No. 71, § 314; amended 2009, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § E.309; 2013, No. 79, § 32, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.)