Section: Partial unconstitutionality
Any person who is a resident of this State, with resources within limits set by the commissioner, and is 65 years of age or older and is eligible for Medicare benefits or has other medical insurance which includes physician coverage and hospitalization, and whose annual income is less than $18,000.00 if single, or if married, whose annual income combined with that of his spouse is less than $21,000.00, is eligible for assistance under the program.
Any person under the age of 65 who is determined to be disabled by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or by the Division of Public Welfare, Bureau of Medical Affairs in the Department of Human Services, using SSA criteria, and is eligible for Medicare benefits, or has other medical coverage which includes physician and hospital coverage and who meets the income eligibility requirements of this section, is eligible for assistance under the program.
L. 1988, c. 92, s. 6.
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