Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 1 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following two paragraphs:-
The medical assistance income standard for a medically needy individual shall not be less than the payment standard, including state supplement, for a disabled individual living alone who is eligible for Supplemental Security income payments under the provisions of Title XVI of the Social Security Act.
The medical assistance income standard for medically needy families of two or more shall not be less than one hundred and thirty three and one-third per cent of the highest money payment, annualized and rounded to the next higher multiple of one hundred dollars, that is ordinarily made under chapter one hundred and eighteen to a family of the same size without income and resources.