Local GA Units take the following actions when they learn that a client is potentially eligible for AABD or TANF.
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NOTE: Cases with a client with a newborn should be given priority when scheduling an appointment.
The Intake Administrator (IA) or designee is responsible for controlling GA cases referred for an AABD or TANF interview.
NOTE: For AABD Cash, if the client resides in a sheltered care home, authorize the IPE for the period starting with the date of application or the date of entry into the sheltered care home, whichever is later. If the client
enters the sheltered care home after the 30th day following the date of application, start the IPE with the 30th day following the date of application.
When determining the IPE amount, budget any GA benefits that will be received during the IPE period.
NOTE: When TANF Cash is approved because a GA client gave birth, ensure that medical eligibility covers the child's birthdate.
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