PM 13-01-05-a

new textUsing the Standard Medical Deductions

  1. new text(Worker) Verify allowable medical expenses exceed $35 and determine whether the SNAP unit is entitled to the $485 or $245 standard. 
  2. new text(Worker) Code $485 in the Amount column for Item 80 code TME and a G in the Supplied By for residents of Group Homes/SLFs. Code $245 in the Amount column for Item 80 code TME and a S in the Supplied By for all other SNAP units.
  3. new text(System) Deducts allowable medical expenses in excess of $35 incurred by the qualifying member.
  4. new text(Worker) Document verified expenses in the case record.

new textUsing Actual Medical Expenses Instead of a Standard Medical Deduction

  1. (Worker) Add the total allowable medical expenses incurred by the qualifying member together. Include cents for the individual expenses. After the individual expenses are totaled, drop cents.
  2. (Worker) Enter the total amount of medical expenses in Form 552 in Item 80 code 352 TME, or on the correct ACM or AIS screen.  new textEnter an A in the Supplied By column.
  3. (System) Deducts allowable medical expenses in excess of $35 incurred by the qualifying member.
  4. (Worker) Record all reported allowable medical expenses in the case record.