PM 11-02-07-c.

When the applicant is a contractual employee under an annual contract or agreement:

  • To determine eligibility:
    • Step 1: Use the annual gross pay as specified by the contract.
    • Step 2: Divide the annual gross pay (Step 1) by the number of months covered by the contract to determine average monthly pay.
    • Step 3: Use the average monthly pay when comparing income to the amount of total needs.
  • To determine the IPE amount, see PM 11-02-06-a and use actual pay expected to be received during the IPE period.

    Do not budget income received before the first day covered by the AABD payment. 

  • To determine the first monthly benefit amount, see WAG 11-02-06-a.

    Do not budget income received before the first day covered by the AABD payment.