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Ops Memo 2014-02: 2014 Social Security/SSI Benefit Adjustment for TAFDC, EAEDC and SNAP

Date: 
01/16/2014
Author: 
DTA

Overview

Effective January 2014, Social Security benefits and federal SSI payments increased by 1.5 percent. This is sometimes called a Cost of Living Adjustment or COLA. The base level Medicare Part B Premium remains at $104.90. The Medicare Part B Penalty Premium is identified in the 2014 Medicare Part B Surcharge Premiums chart on page 5 of this memo.

This Operations Memo:

  • explains how BEACON will update clients with the 2014 Social Security/SSI benefit adjustment amounts and recalculate eligibility for the active cases containing the updated clients;
  • explains which cases listed on the Clients With RSDI and/or SSI view require case manager action; and
  • transmits procedures for case managers to update cases with discrepant 2014 Social Security/SS benefit adjustment amounts. 
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