Use the following codes to authorize Mercury child care payments.
All child care payments must be sent to the provider. Each child care payment must be authorized on a separate Form 552. See WAG 06-16-05-c for procedures for redirected child care.
- Enter the number of children requiring child care in the SUP. BY column.
- Enter the client's 4-digit work activity or information code in the PERSONS column. See WAG 27-60-12-a for the activity and information codes.
- For RPY child care due to employment, enter the following code in the PERSONS column:
- 0015 - For employment of RPY
|ITEM 80 CODE
||CHILD CARE CODES
||Center licensed by DCFS.
||Center exempt from licensing by DCFS, i.e., school or church.
||Licensed home where no more than 8 unrelated children (including provider's children) under 12 are cared for at anytime.
||Licensed group home where no more than 12 unrelated children (including provider's children) under 12 are cared for at any time.
||Home exempt from licensing by DCFS where no more than 3 unrelated children (including provider's children) are cared for at one time.
||Child care provided by relative in the relative's home.
||Child care provided by a non-relative in the child's home.
||Child care provided by a relative in the child's home.