Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Families First Overpayments and Overpayments

Administrative Disqualifications for Families First

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39.4.13

DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY WITH DISQUALIFICATIONS

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All income and resources of the disqualified individual count to the remaining AU members.(Refer to Exceptions in this section.)

Apply the appropriate earned income disregards to the earnings of the disqualified individual unless the earned income penalty is applicable.Determine the AUís eligibility and grant without including the disqualified individualís needs.

 

The caseworker must begin the disqualification:

 

        Based on the terms of a written court order.

 

        The first month possible based on timely notice requirement and computer month-end deadlines after the ADH waiver or Consent Order was signed.

 

        The first month possible based on timely notice requirement and computer month-end deadlines after final order from Administrative Review is received.

 

        The first month possible based on timely notice requirement and computer month-end deadlines after court order is received.

 

The disqualification must start no later than the second month following the date of the waiver or order, usually by the next recurring month and the disqualification must be imposed regardless of whether or not the individual is an active recipient.If there are multiple disqualifications or overpayments, the disqualifications will be imposed in accordance with the Policy Statement regarding multiple disqualifications in this section.

 

In addition, the caseworker must:

 

        Notify Investigative Services by e-mail message about the disqualification begin date (Investigative Services will then enter that information on Section D on COTS.).

 

        Authorize the eligibility and case management system case and update the eligibility and case management system.

 

        Set up an expected change for the month the disqualification is due to end.

 

        Send the appropriate notice using the verification notice sub-system (free form).

 

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