See Medical Morsel regarding: Case Progression and When to Approve Applicant for AABD dated 04/11/2014
NOTE: If the applicant is not eligible for the first program, but is for another program, use the original application date to determine eligibility and the effective date.
For SNAP, always determine eligibility for SNAP benefits unless the applicant states in writing they do not want them, or the application is:
Consider eligibility in the following order:
Approve the application for the program that the client is eligible for.
Example 1: If the client fails or refuses to cooperate with developing a Responsibility and Services Plan, or fails an interview appointment, deny TANF and determine eligibility for medical benefits.
Example 2: If the client fails or refuses to cooperate with a request that is not necessary to determine QMB or SLIB eligibility (e.g., the client failed to appear for the application interview or to provide verification of non-questionable income or assets), deny AABD Medical and determine eligibility for QMB Only and SLIB Only.
NOTE: If a previous number exists for the new category, enter it in this field.
Based on the information contained on the application a family initially applies for TANF and SNAP, and is determined ineligible for TANF. Determine eligibility for Medical assistance using the original application date.
The client is approved for Medical assistance and SNAP. One Form 360C is centrally sent, advising the client of approval of Medical assistance and SNAP benefits and the reason for ineligibility for TANF. Establish one case record.
(System) A TPS case is centrally identified upon approval at intake.
A case is identified as TPS if it meets the following criteria:
When a case is identified at Intake approval as TPS:
TPS case. Transfer it, if appropriate, to the TPS site or worker that handles TPS cases.
When appropriate, send cases identified as TPS to the appropriate site where TPS staff will:
See PM 14-12-00 and WAG 14-12-00 for specific details concerning TPS cases.
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