Mandatory Minimum Supplementation
Administration: Social Security Administration.
Optional State Supplementation
Administration: State Family Independence Agency administers optional supplementation for recipients living independently or living in the household of another. All other supplementation is administered by the Social Security Administration.
Effective date: January 1, 1974.
Statutory basis for payment: Michigan Compiled Laws, chapter 400, act 280, as amended, section 400-10.
Administration: State funds.
Assistance: State funds.
Passalong method: Maintaining payment levels.
Place of application: Social Security Administration field offices.
Scope of coverage: Optional state supplement provided to SSI recipients, including children, except those residing in medical facilities not certified under Medicaid.
Resource limitations: Federal SSI resource limitations apply.
Income exclusions: Federal SSI income exclusions apply.
Recoveries, liens, and assignments: None.
Responsibility of relatives: None.
Interim assistance: State participates.
Payment levels: See Table 1.
|Living arrangement||State code||Combined federal
|Living independently a||. . .||559.00||845.00||14.00||28.00|
|Living in the household of another a||. . .||372.67||563.33||9.33||18.66|
|Living in domiciliary care||D||632.00||1,264.00||87.00||447.00|
|Living in a personal care facility||E||702.50||1,405.00||157.50||588.00|
|Living in a home for the aged||F||724.30||1,448.60||179.30||631.60|
|Living independently with an essential person b||G||832.00||1,111.00||14.00||21.00|
|Living in the household of another with an essential person b||H||554.67||740.67||9.33||14.00|
|Living in a Medicaid facility||I||37.00||74.00||7.00||14.00|
|NOTE: . . . = not applicable.|
|a. State administers payments.|
|b. Payment levels for essential person apply only to cases converted from the state rolls in 1974.|
Number of recipients: See Table 2.
|Living arrangement||State code||Total||Aged||Blind||Disabled|
|Living independently or living in the household of another||. . .||192,320||a||a||a||a|
|Living in domiciliary care||D||10||0||0||10||0|
|Living in a personal care facility||E||14,940||540||110||13,470||820|
|Living in a home for the aged||F||910||370||0||540||0|
|Living independently with an essential person||G||10||0||0||10||0|
|Living in the household of another with an essential person||H||0||0||0||0||0|
|Living in a Medicaid facility||I||2,150||300||0||1,680||170|
|NOTE: . . . = not applicable.|
|a. Data by eligibility category are not available.|
State Assistance for Special Needs
Family Independence Agency.
Special Needs Circumstances
Personal care and home help: For recipients living independently, payment for help required with personal care and household activities (maximum of $333 per month).
State emergency relief: Services provided for a number of needs arising from specific acceptable causes beyond the recipient's resources to control. Acceptable causes include:
- Fires, floods, and other physical disasters;
- Eviction or foreclosure;
- Mechanical failure of essential appliances;
- Home repairs necessary to protect health; and
- Utility shutoff.
State disability assistance: SSI recipients are eligible if state disability assistance standards indicate that their needs are greater than their SSI payment plus other income.
Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).
Determined by: Social Security Administration.
Medically Needy Program
State provides a program for the aged, blind, and disabled medically needy.
Unpaid Medical Expenses
The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.