.08 Federal Means Tested Public Benefits Definition
 
Public assistance benefits funded by the federal government that require the participant to meet certain income and resource eligibility standards. Examples of federal means tested public benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Cash Assistance (CA)
Nutrition Assistance (NA)
Title XIX MA categories (not including Emergency Services (ES) )
 
EXCEPTION
The following are not considered Federal Means Tested Public Benefits when counting 40 Quarters:
Adoption Assistance
Educational Assistance
Foster Care
School Lunch Programs
SSI
WIC Program