18 CRR-NY 368.7NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 18. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
ARTICLE 2. DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY—CATEGORICAL
PART 368. AID TO THE AGED, BLIND OR DISABLED
18 CRR-NY 368.7
18 CRR-NY 368.7
368.7 Special category requirements.
(a) Blindness.
(1) Blindness shall be established by the New York State Commission for the Visually Handicapped in accordance with department regulations.
(2) Where there is presumption that any applicant for AABD is legally blind, an eye examination shall be completed and the findings reported to the Commission for the Visually Handicapped except where the person's physical or mental condition makes such examination impracticable.
(b) Disability.
(1) An applicant for or a recipient of public assistance who is already receiving OASDI disability benefits shall be certified as AD by the local social services district upon documentation of his OASDI status; or
(2) The determination and certification of permanent and total disability shall be made by the review team on a review and evaluation of the medical and social data referred to the review team on the forms prescribed for that purpose.
18 CRR-NY 368.7
Current through April 30, 2021
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