System Central Action

  • Based on the TARs, determines if TFS benefits are issued.
  • Calculates the TFS benefit amount. Sends Form 4101.
  • Enters code 172 in Item 80.
  • Deletes regular FS codes.
  • Suppresses regular FS notices.
  • Enters "Transitional Food Stamp Case" in Item 93.
  • Displays "Active TFS Case" and "Y" Tag on page 1 of Acid Screen.
  • Displays Item 80 code 172 on page 2.
  • Issues TFS benefits using TA 56/TAR 72.
  • Sends Form 1893 prior to the end of the 5-month period.

Note: System allows a delete by reducing the number in Item 80 code 172. System does not allow an add.

Action By HSC

  • Uses the appropriate TAR to cancel or SWAP TANF cash.
  • Enters the number of eligible persons in Item 80 code 172 only if the system should not use Item 23.
Action Action by HSC Central Action
Reduce number in household when a member leaves the home.
  • Enters the number of eligible persons in Item 80 code 172.
  • Recalculates TFS benefits.
  •  Sends Form 157c.
Deny FS application because TFS benefits are higher.
  • Registers the application using TA 02/TAR 02.
  • Uses TA 05/TAR E2 to deny.
  • Sends Form 157c
Approve application because regular FS are higher.
  • Registers the application using TA 02/TAR 02.
  • For inactive case uses TA 39/TAR 65 or for active 94/96 uses TA 32/TAR 31 to cancel TFS.
  • Uses TA 11/TAR 07 to approve regular FS.
  • Uses TA 56/TAR 11 to issue supplement for the first month on the TFS case.
  • Authorizes regular roll benefits using TA 12/TAR 93.
  • Generates TA 32/TAR 31.
  • Deletes Item 80 code 172.
  • Sends Form 157.
  • Sends Form 360c.
Reapplies and is approved for TANF.
  • Uses the same basic case number to register TANF.
  • Enters regular FS codes when approving case (TA 12, TA 81).
Note: HSC may cancel TFS benefits using TA 39/TAR 66 when TANF is approved.
  • Generates TA 32/TAR 30 to centrally cancel TFS benefits. Deletes Item 80 code 172.
  • Sends Form 157c.

Restoring Benefits.

TA 12/TAR 98

  • Must process second action to reenter all regular FS codes on TANF case.
  • Creates batch exception message for TANF case.
  • Generates TA 32/TAR 30 and centrally sends Form 157c when TANF is restored.
  • For medical, restores medical case with TFS benefits.
Pending Case Tranferred with Active TFS Benefits.
  • Enters regular FS codes when case is approved.
  • Continues to issue TFS benefits on old case number until case is approved. Generates TA 32/TAR 30 to cancel TFS benefits. Deletes Item 80 code 172.
Transfer-In and Cancel TANF Cash. Two actions required to issue TFS.
  • Transfers case in using TA 40.
  • Cancel case.
  • Issues TFS benefits on canceled case.
Address Change.
  • Uses TA 31/TAR 42.