SNPT Permissible Distributions

Permissible Distributions:

This list is by no means comprehensive. There are many more examples where the product or service provided is not covered by government benefits and pertains to the person’s disability.

Here are a few examples of items that can be funded by the pooled trust:

    • Dues for memberships such as those for health clubs, gyms, movie/DVD subscriptions, zoos, 
    • advocacy groups, and/or museums
    • Computer hardware, software, program maintenance and internet service
    • Conferences and travel costs
    • Dental work not covered by Medicaid, including anesthesia
    • Insurance co-payments not covered by MedicaidSN yoga
    • Over the counter medications not covered by Medicaid
    • Furniture, audio equipment, and TV for the individual’s use
    • Private counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatrist costs not covered by Medicaid 
    • Therapy (physical, occupational, speech, rehab) not covered by Medicaid
    • Transportation (bus or subway passes, cab fare, etc.)
    • Special travel expenses to enhance social skills (including paying for personal assistance to accompany the beneficiary)