Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

EMELO BELMONTE v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (12/20/79)

decided: December 20, 1979.

EMELO BELMONTE, PETITIONER
v.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE, RESPONDENT



Appeal from the Order of the Department of Public Welfare in case of Appeal of Emelo Belmonte, No. 45346.

COUNSEL

Diane Upson, for petitioner.

No appearance for respondent.

Judges Crumlish, Jr., DiSalle and MacPhail, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Crumlish, Jr.

Author: Crumlish, Jr.

[ 48 Pa. Commw. Page 150]

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) affirmed the decision of the Chester County Board of Assistance (CCBA) which found the Belmonte family ineligible for medical assistance benefits.*fn1

[ 48 Pa. Commw. Page 151]

Belmonte, his wife, and four children receive a monthly income of $634.60 from Social Security disability benefits (SSA).*fn2 On September 15, 1977, they were notified that MA benefits would be discontinued because their monthly SSA family income exceeded public assistance eligibility standards. Discontinuing benefits pursuant to DPW regulation 177.83(b),*fn3 the CCBA made the following calculations:

$338.10Mr. Belmonte's monthly SSA benefits

59.30Mrs. Belmonte's monthly SSA benefits

�.20Four children's monthly SSA benefits

$634.60Total monthly ...


Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.