When a change is processed that causes an increase in spenddown the change will be effective for the first regular roll month.
5. (IES) Establish a spenddown record in IES.
When a change is processed in IES that results in a decrease in spenddown the change will be effective the month the change occurred.
Take the following action for a spenddown case, whether in met or unmet status, when a case changes from Spenddown to Regular.
Example 3: Mary is pregnant and applies for medical benefits on 04/15/16. She is employed and her income is over the income limit for Moms and Babies so she is enrolled in Pregnant Women program with a spenddown. On 07/01/16 she reports that she is no longer employed. Due to the loss of income she is eligible for Moms and Babies (no spenddown).
Do not ask the client to complete an application form to establish the Regular case.
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