PM 19-07-01: What is a Mid-Point Reporting (MPR) Household?

WAG 19-07-01

What is a Mid-Point Reporting Household?

  • new manual textSimplified Reporting is a federal term that is referred to in Illinois as Mid-Point Reporting (PM 19-07-00).
  • A Mid-Point Reporting (MPR) household is a regular roll:
    • TANF case (with or without SNAP) and there is earned income to budget on the case; or
    • a case in any program category with SNAP benefits except for the following are in Change Reporting:
      • SNAP households whose adult members are all qualifying members and there is no earned income to budget on the case; or
      • SNAP households residing in areas of the state where the SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy is waived; or
      • TANF cases with SNAP and there is no earned income to budget on the case.

Mid-Point Reporting Status

  • A case is in Mid-Point Reporting status from the date an application is approved in IES.
  • An active case is converted to Mid-Point Reporting status when earned income is budgeted on the regular roll.

Case No longer Meets Mid-Point Reporting Status

  • A Cash case with SNAP benefits is in Mid-Point Reporting status until the first REDE where no earned income is budgeted; see PM 19-07-03 and WAG 19-07-03.
  • A SNAP only case stays in Mid-Point Reporting status until a household member has to meet the SNAP Work Requirement when the county of residence is no longer waived.

Note: SNAP households with members subject to the SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy whose place of residence is in a waived area. Effective 07/01/2022, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) waiver approval allows the entire State to continue to be exempt from the SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy through 06/30/2023 based on Illinois' high unemployment rate. The SNAP Work Requirement Time-Limited Benefits policy is NOT in effect for any county in the State. For more information about the State's operation under COVID-19 see WAG 25-06-07-p