Introduction

Reporting Requirements - What do you need to report?

For cash, food, or child care assistance:

  • If you receive cash or food, you must report changes listed in WAC 388-418-0005 by the 10th of the next month after the change. For example, if you have a change today, report it by the 10th of next month.
  • If you only receive food assistance you need to tell us if your gross monthly income is more than 130 percent of the poverty level. If you live in King, Snohomish, or Pierce counties (excluding Tacoma and Lakewood) and do not receive food assistance with any children, you also need to tell us if an Able-Bodied person starts working less than 20 hours a week. Learn more about Abled-Bodied Adult Without Dependents (ABAWD) by clicking here.
  • If you receive child care assistance you must report the changes listed in WAC 170-290-0031. Most changes must be reported within 10 days of the change. Changes of child care provider must be reported within 5 days of the change.
  • If you tell us about a change, we must apply that change to all your benefits.
  • If you would like to learn when the reported changes will take effect, refer to Effective Date - Change of Circumstances.

For Washington Apple Health programs:

  • For Washington Apple Health coverage for parents with children, children, pregnant women, or as an adult under age 65 without Medicare, report changes to Washington Healthplanfinder by clicking here.
  • You must report changes listed in WAC 182-504-0105.
  • You must report changes within 30 days of the date of the change.

For Long Term Care programs or Washington Apple Health for those with Medicare, aged, or blind:

  • You must report changes listed in WAC 182-504-0105.
  • You must report changes within 30 days of the date of the change.

 

130% of Federal Poverty Guidelines

October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
Persons in AU130% of Poverty GuidelinesPersons in AU130% of Poverty Guidelines
1$1,2876$3,530
2$1,7367$3,980
3$2,1848$4,430
4$2,6339$4,881
5$3,08110$5,332
Add for each person over 10 AU members: $451