.13 Budgetary Unit Definition
 
A budgetary unit can consist of either of the following:
 
An applicant or participant who RECEIVES benefits.
A group of applicants or participants who live together.
 
MA EXCEPTION
Income, resources, and expenses are considered in the eligibility determination based on relationship as keyed in the POS PARENT and POS SP fields on SEPA.
 
The EI determines who must be included in a budgetary unit using policy in Case Participation.