Special Assistance Manual

Special Assistance Manual State/County Special Assistance (SA) is a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) state supplement that pays cash benefits to eligible beneficiaries who reside in licensed facilities authorized to receive SA payments. The SA payment is funded by 50% county dollars and 50% state dollars. SA beneficiaries are automatically eligible for Medicaid.
Agency/DivisionAging and Adult Services (DAAS)
Policy ProgramSpecial Assistance
Policy Effective Date 2022-06-17T16:02:16-04:00
Policy Revision Date(s)06/2022
Policy Original Effective Date2022-06-17 16:00:00
Policy File SPECIAL ASSISTANCE MANUAL Rev6.2022.pdf


Policy Purpose

Special Assistance Manual State/County Special Assistance (SA) is a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) state supplement that pays cash benefits to eligible beneficiaries who reside in licensed facilities authorized to receive SA payments. The SA payment is funded by 50% county dollars and 50% state dollars. SA beneficiaries are automatically eligible for Medicaid.