PM 18-02-02.

  1. When you learn that an AABD or TANF case is ineligible for Cash benefits, review eligibility for a Medical Only program. If eligible for medical, authorize extended medical (TANF only - see WAG 18-05-06), SWAP the case using the same basic number, or cancel the existing case and set up a new case under a different category with a new basic number (see WAG 25-08-01-b or WAG 25-08-02-b). The client does not have to complete a written request, even if the existing case is being canceled and eligibility established under a different category.
    1. Complete and send Notice of Change (Form 157).
    2. If income makes the Cash benefits stop, complete and send a manual computation form with the cancellation notice.
      • For TANF use TANF/SNAP Computation - Work Pays (Form 553J) and, when needed, Attachment to Computation of TANF Grant/Food Stamps (Form 553G).
      • For AABD use AABD/SNAP Computation (Form 4050).
  2. SWAP the case to AABD Medical, Assist, Family Health Spenddown, or Moms and Babies by completing the current Form 552 as follows.
    • Item 1 -
      • Category: Enter the new category code above the current category. Do not line out the printed category code.
      • Local Office: Do not change this item. If an inter-office transfer is involved, process the transfer action before the SWAP. See WAG 18-02-01 for transfer-in and SWAP.
      • REVISED TEXTGroup Number: If the Medical case does not have SNAP, enter 00 for the group number. If the Medical case has SNAP, enter 22 for the group number.
      • Basic Number: Do not change this item.
    • Item 2 -Effective Date: Line through the printed date. Enter the effective date (2-digit month and 2-digit year) of the Cash cancellation. The Medical case is approved for the same month.
    • Item 3 -Type Action: Enter code 81 or 82 as follows:
      • 81 Enter when opening the case under the new category as a new approval.
      • TA 11 is centrally entered on the Form 552 printout. The system automatically registers a new application, TA 01.
      • 82 Enter when the case previously received benefits under the new category and benefits are restored.
      • TA 12 is centrally entered on the Form 552 printout. The system automatically registers a reapplication, TA 02.
    • Item 4 -Enter 1.
    • Item 5 -Complete as needed.
    • Item 6 -Complete (caseworker).
    • Items 7-31-Complete as needed.
    • Item 33 -Enter the correct SWAP TAR (see WAG 27-33-01-s for TANF or WAG 27-33-02-q for AABD). The TAR appears on the Cash cancellation printout. One of the following opening TARs is automatically generated on the Medical opening printout:
      SWAP from Medical Opening Reason
      00 to 90 90
      01 to 91 85
      02 to 92 86
      03 to 93 87
      04 to 94 88
      06 to 96 88

      Item 35 -Complete as needed.

    • Item 39 -Enter code 80 or code 92, if the SWAP includes SNAP. For the Medical opening, complete and send Form 458 or Form 458SP and the correct SNAP notice.
    • Item 42 -Enter a date when necessary.
    • Item 44 -Complete.
    • Items 50-52 -Complete when needed.
    • Item 60 -
      • For a case being SWAPped to Family Health Plans, reenter or enter QMB status indicator as needed. For clients enrolled in State Buy-In, reenter SMIB status indicator 6 to continue Buy-In. Also reenter HIB status indicator 2.
      • For AABD, reenter or enter QMB status indicator as needed. For clients enrolled in State Buy-In, reenter SMIB status indicator 6 to continue Buy-In. Also reenter HIB status indicator 2, 3, or 4, or SMIB status indicator 5, 7, or 9 when already present.
    • Items 61-74 -Complete as needed.
    • Item 78 -For a case being SWAPped to Family Assist, keep code C for a child If eligible for All Kids Assist, enter code G or H based on the client's situation.
    • Item 80 -Revise as needed.

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