December 1973 Eligibility Requirements Manual

1030.035.40 Prior Quarter (PQ)

IM-117 November 15, 2021

When approving a vendor application the spousal share may be deducted for each month in the PQ once the Intent to Transfer Assets Agreement (IM-79) is signed, with one exception.  The spousal share cannot be deducted in any month in the PQ when the case was previously determined ineligible due to the refusal of the institutionalized spouse to sign an Intent to Transfer Assets Agreement.

Note: Individuals may apply or reapply for PQ for up to one year after the application. They may apply for PQ in person, by telephone, or in writing.