WAG 27-80-02 includes Item 80 coding information for AABD Cash, AABD Medical, P3-MA, QMB Only, SLIB Only, and QI-1 Only cases.

There is no turnaround Form 552 for a Mercury, so codes used to issue Mercury benefits do not have an ITEM ABBREV.

Amount

Enter in dollars and cents the allowance budgeted for the specific need, except for:

  • Utility Needs codes 131, 133, 135, 137, 139, 140, or 143; or
  • unless the item is a shared expense.

When an expense is shared, enter the persons in the unit and the number of persons in the shared living arrangement, and the total allowable cost for the expense.

Example:

Number of persons in the unit . . . . . . . . 1

Number of persons in living arrangement .. 3

Total Monthly Rent . . . . . . . . . . . . $60.00

Entries by

ITEM

CODE

ITEM

ABBREV 

ITEM

AMOUNT

SHARED EXPENSE

PERSONS

SHARED EXPENSE

TOTAL COST

Caseworker 107 RENT 1/3 $60.00
Springfield 107 RENT $20.00 1/3 $60.00

SUP. BY (Supplied By)

Show regular needs that are totally met in-kind by persons or sources other than the client. Do not enter a dollar value, but enter a code to show the source.

  1. Children
  2. Parents
  3. Brothers or Sisters
  4. Other Relatives
  5. Voluntary Agency
  6. Other Public Agency
  7. Spouse
  8. Friend

Enter needs that are partially met in-kind in the usual manner in Item 80.

When shelter is provided without charge by children or others with whom the client lives, always show the supplied shelter item as 107 RENT. If heat and/or utilities are not included in the supplied or shared shelter, enter them as an individual need item.