(1) A participant shall participate in a minimum average of 80 hours per month of qualifying community engagement activities each reporting period unless exempt from participation as defined in (2).
(2) A participant is not subject to the community engagement activity participation requirements if the participant meets any of the following:
(a) is 55 years of age or older;
(b) qualifies for an income-based exemption as provided under ARM 37.84.119;
(c) qualifies for a standard exemption under ARM 37.84.120; or
(d) qualifies for a hardship exemption under ARM 37.84.121.
(3) A participant may communicate exemption from or compliance with community engagement activity participation to the department electronically, telephonically, or by mail.
(4) The department shall implement and enforce this rule only upon receiving approval from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services of the department's 1115 waiver application filed August 30, 2019, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the approval.