For cases designated for protective payment status, the Exception Processing Unit (EPU) completes the Form 552 actions required to get client checks into a direct deposit account. EPU completes the Form 552 action based on information entered on
Authorization for Deposit of Cash Assistance -- Protective Payee Cases (Form 2493A).
EPU performs these Form 552 actions only for protective payment cases which have a:
NOTE: EPU does not complete Form 552 actions for processing client checks into direct deposit when the case is referred to the Protective Payee Service Unit (PPSU) in Chicago (see WAG 16-05-03-c).
Example: Form 2493A is received and processed in the EPU on 12/06. Form 552 is changed to reflect the protective payee's name, address, and direct deposit information effective for the regular roll of January.
The direct deposit test run is conducted on the January check. No deposit is made to the protective payee bank account until the February regular roll mailing. The January check is sent to the protective payee at the address listed in
Item 9 of Form 552.
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