Use the following codes to authorize Mercury child care payments.
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.
NOTE 1: Enter the number of children requiring child care in the SUP. BY column.
2: Enter one of the following codes in PERSONS to identify the reason for the child care payment:
- 0015 - For employment of RPY
- 0016 - For education/training of RPY
- 0707 - Direct payment of child care due to employment (for GA-FCA only), centrally issued
|ITEM 80 CODE & ABBREV.
||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.