OTHER SUPPORT AND MEDICAL PROGRAMS
Aid for treatment of kidney disease.
Recovery from estates; disease aids and funeral expenses.
Cystic fibrosis aids.
Hemophilia treatment services.
AZT and pentamidine reimbursement program.
Disease aids; patient requirements; rebate agreements; cost containment.
Prescription drug assistance for elderly persons.
County home; establishment.
County homes; commitments; admissions.
County hospitals; establishment.
County hospitals; admissions.
County infirmaries; establishment.
County infirmaries, admissions; standards.
County infirmaries; cost of treatment, care and maintenance of patients.
County infirmaries; fees and expenses of proceedings.
Residential care institutions; establishment.
Institutions subject to chapter 150.
Department duties relating to hunger prevention.
State supplemental payments.
Payments for the support of children of supplemental security income recipients.
Payment of support arrears.
Income maintenance administration.
Food stamp administration.
Recovery of food stamps.
Food stamp reinstatement.
Electronic benefit transfer.
Public assistance recipients' bill of rights.
Administration of public assistance programs.
Department administration in Milwaukee County.
Administration of child care provider services in certain counties.
Limitation on giving information.
Statements in applications.
Verification of public assistance applications.
Fraud investigation and error reduction.
Jurisdiction of the department of justice.
Recovery of incorrect payments under certain public assistance programs.
Recovery of correct payments under certain public assistance programs.
Certification of certain public assistance overpayments, payment recoveries, and delinquent loan repayments.
Delinquent support payments; pension plans.
Financial record matching program.
Liens against property for delinquent support payments.
Certification of delinquent payments.
Notification of delinquent payments.
Administrative enforcement of support; denial, nonrenewal, restriction and suspension of licenses.
General provisions related to administrative support enforcement.
Disbursement of funds and facsimile signatures.
Third party liability.
Liability of relatives; enforcement.
Assistance grants exempt from levy.
In this chapter:
"Child care provider" means a child care provider that is licensed under s. 48.65 (1)
, certified under s. 48.651
or established or contracted for under s. 120.13 (14)
"Essential person" means any person defined as an essential person under federal Title XVI.
"Federal Title XVI" means Title XVI of the federal social security act.
"Intentional program violation" means intentionally making a false or misleading statement, intentionally misrepresenting or withholding facts, or intentionally committing any act that constitutes a violation of state or federal law for the purpose of using, presenting, transferring, acquiring, receiving, possessing, or trafficking benefits under this chapter.
"Municipality" means any town, city or village.
"Poverty line" means the poverty line as defined and revised annually under 42 USC 9902
"Prisoner" means any person who is either arrested, incarcerated, imprisoned or otherwise detained in excess of 12 hours by any law enforcement agency of this state, except when detention is pursuant to s. 51.15
, 51.45 (11) (b)
, or 55.135
or ch. 980
. "Prisoner" does not include any person who is serving a sentence of detention under s. 973.03 (4)
unless the person is in the county jail under s. 973.03 (4) (c)
"Relief block grant" means a block grant awarded to a county or tribal governing body under s. 49.025
, 2009 stats., s. 49.027
, 2009 stats., or s. 49.029
"Residence" means the voluntary concurrence of physical presence with intent to remain in a place of fixed habitation. Physical presence is prima facie evidence of intent to remain.
"Voluntary" means according to an individual's free choice, if competent, or by choice of his or her guardian if the individual is adjudicated incompetent.
"Wisconsin Works agency" means a person under contract under s. 49.143
to administer Wisconsin Works under ss. 49.141
. If no contract is awarded under s. 49.143
, "Wisconsin Works agency" means the department of children and families.
RELIEF BLOCK GRANTS
As used in this subchapter:
"American Indian" means a person who is recognized by an elected tribal governing body in this state as a member of a federally recognized Wisconsin tribe or band of Indians.
"Department" means the department of health services.
"Dependent person" means an individual who is eligible for relief under s. 49.015
"Health care services" means such emergency and nonemergency medical, surgical, dental, hospital, nursing and optometric services as are reasonable and necessary under the circumstances, as determined by the county or tribal governing body. "Health care services" does not include services described under s. 51.42 (3) (ar) 4.
"Relief" means assistance that is provided to a dependent person and funded by a relief block grant.
"Relief agency" means a tribal governing body or an agency under contract with a tribal governing body to administer relief if the tribal governing body operates a relief program funded by a relief block grant.
"Tax-free land" means land in this state within the boundaries of a federally recognized reservation or within the bureau of Indian affairs service area for the Winnebago tribe, which is not subject to assessment or levy of a real property tax either as a general tax or as a payment in lieu of taxes.
"Tribal governing body" means an elected tribal governing body of a federally recognized American Indian tribe.
Relief eligibility. 49.015(1)(1)
General eligibility requirements.
Except as provided in subs. (1m)
, an individual is eligible for relief if the individual meets all of the following conditions:
Except as provided in sub. (3) (a)
, the individual resides on tax-free land on which the tribal governing body operates a program funded by a relief block grant.
The individual authorizes any program or resource for which he or she is determined to be eligible to reimburse the relief agency for health care services provided to the individual if the program or resource permits reimbursement for the services provided.
The individual qualifies under written criteria of dependency under s. 49.02 (1) (b)
established by the relief agency on that tax-free land.