461-135-0820 Effective 01/01/17
Eligibility for Widows and Widowers; OSIPM
A widow or widower receiving Title II benefits from the Social Security Administration claim of a deceased spouse or deceased former spouse is eligible for OSIPM if the individual meets all of the following requirements:
- Is not entitled to premium-free Medicare Part A.
- Received SSI the month before their Title II payments began.
- Would continue to be eligible for SSI benefits in the absence of their Title II benefits.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 411.060
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 411.060