MR #20.01 2020 Change in the Cash Assistance Standard for Non Citizens Ineligible for SSI Due to 7 Year Limit

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Illinois Department of Human Services

01/03/20

Summary

  • The AABD Cash Assistance Standard for non-citizens ineligible for SSI due to the 7 year federal limit increases to $704.70 effective January 2020.
  • The Integrated Eligibility System (IES) will be updated to use the new amount.
  • A central action will update active cases with the new standard effective 01/20.
  • A central notice will be generated to notify the customer of the new grant amount and any change in SNAP benefits.
  • Revisions of the manual are included with this release.

AABD Cash Assistance Standard Increase

The AABD Cash Assistance Standard for non-citizens ineligible for SSI due to the 7 year federal limit increases to $704.70 effective January 2020.

Update to IES

The Integrated Eligibility System (IES) will be updated to apply the 01/20 cash standard.

Central Action

A central action will update active cases with the new standard effective 01/20.

Central Notice

A central notice will generate to notify the customer of the new grant amount and any change in SNAP benefits.

[signed copy on file]

Grace B. Hou

Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

Manual Revisions