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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 19A DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS
  • Section 4A Sliding fee scale for home care services; financial eligibility limits

Section 4A. The department shall establish a sliding fee scale to provide home care services for certain persons whose income exceeds the limits established under Title XX of the Social Security Act. On July first of each year, the department shall increase the financial eligibility limits for home services, including the sliding fee scale, by a percentage equal to the percentage increase in federal social security benefits for that fiscal year. The department shall forward to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before March first of each year, a full report on the status of the home care program audit.