*** The Health Care Programs Manual (HCPM) has been replaced by the Minnesota Health Care Programs Eligibility Policy Manual (EPM) as of June 1, 2016. Please refer to the EPM for current health care program policy information. ***

Chapter 20 - Income

Effective:  June 1, 2011

20.25.95 - Vocational Rehabilitation Payments

Archived:  June 1, 2016

Vocational Rehabilitation Payments

The Minnesota Department of Economic Security administers Minnesota’s Vocational Rehabilitation program to assist individuals with disabilities with job training and independent living. The program issues grants to organizations, provides for payments to employers, educational or vocational programs on behalf of beneficiaries, and may make direct payments to individuals.

Treat vocational rehabilitation payments as follows:  

l  MA Method A and MinnesotaCare:  Exclude all Vocational Rehabilitation payments made to, or on behalf of, an individual under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268A, except those payments that are for current living expenses.

l  MA Method B:  Exclude all payments to, or on behalf of, an individual.

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