Explains DES requirements for medical release forms, including that every individual provider at a particular clinic must be listed separately on a separate form. Case workers are responsible for contacting clients when additional release forms are needed. Missing or incorrectly completed release…
Food Stamps for college students: household determination when student age 23 or over and is living with parent; Food Stamp eligibility for student at college with meal plan for some meals; students as paremts of two parent families and Food Stamp work requirement.
Some Food Stamp recipients on SSI/DDSI have representatives who charge fees for administering the benefits. In these cases, the portion of the benefits that go to pay these fees should be treated as noncountable income for Food Stamp purposes.
Food Stamp application procedures for dealing with mail-in and web applications with and without phone numbers listed, with and without reasons given for hardship waiver, and screening them for expedited FS.
While interviewing elderly or disabled food stamp recipients, it is important to remember to ask about any non-reimbursed incurred medical expenses, even if the expenses are unpaid. Maximizing benefits for these individuals is especially important as health care costs can be prohibitive and can…
If a Food Stamps assistance unit (AU) is certified as a USR (Universal Semiannual Reporting) AU. income changes under the maximum gross income limit for the AU size and type would not have to be reported for six months.
Food Stamps transitional benefits allowance (TBA)-- what happens when TAFDC closed for not complying with work requirement; Food Stamps TBA for different TAFDC closing reasons; TBA FS for cases closed due to SSI;
Reminder that all recipients of TAFDC, EAEDC, and Food Stamps are eligible for services from Domestic Violence Specialists and that caseworker should contact the specialist upon being informed that an adult or child is battered.
Food Stamp recipients with self-employment income should not be on semi-annual reporting; situations in which one parent leaves the household and takes the EBT card right after benefits were issued for the children.
Flex benefits or credits that show up on paystubs are not countable for cash or Food Stamp programs if the employee would not have the option of taking them as cash. Explains how to read paystubs and when caseworker must follow up for more details.
Also attached is October 1991 guidance from FNS,…