IM-49 March 21, 2019; IM-30 April 19, 2018; IM-30 March 29, 2017; IM-26 May 9, 2016; IM-22 March 20, 2015; IM-17 March 21, 2014; IM-26 March 11, 2013; IM-20 March 13, 2012; IM-16 March 14, 2011; IM-13 March 5, 2009; IM-22 March 7, 2008; IM-77 August 28, 2007
Refer to MHABD Appendix J for the current TWHA gross income maximums. Individuals cannot spend down to obtain this coverage. Individuals with income above the gross monthly income maximum are not eligible for TWHA.
Include as income:
- The individual’s gross income, both earned and unearned
- The spouse’s gross income, both earned and unearned
To arrive at gross income, overhead expenses of producing income are deducted and income exclusions are allowed for the MO HealthNet program as outlined in Sections 0805.015.15 Overhead Expense of Producing Income and 0805.015.10 Income Exclusions.
NOTE: Exclude any income earned by individuals eligible for certified extended employment at a sheltered workshop. The exclusion applies to income earned at both a sheltered workshop and a different employer when the individual is certified for extended employment at a sheltered workshop.