Systems Help: NON-PS2 Instructions (SNAP)

The following are descriptions / instructions for the NON-PS2 fields (SNAP Tab)

Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Do you want to apply for food benefits?
Instructions: Check this box to indicate that the household wants to apply for food benefits.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Head of Household
Instructions: Ask the client to name the SNAP head-of-household. Make sure to explain the head-of-household responsibilities, such as disqualification and/or sanctions.
See SNAP: Application Process 340:50-3-1(b)(2).
See SNAP: Determination of the head of household 340:50-5-90.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized Representative Name
Instructions: Type in the name of an authorized representative the client wants to represent him/her at the SNAP interview, obtain food benefits and purchase food if he/she is unable to do so.
See SNAP: Authorized representative 340:50-3-1(b)(3).
The authorized representative must also be entered on the Case Info Tab. Be sure to explain the rights and responsibilities of an authorized representative. The rest of the information requested about the authorized representative is used in the EBTU transaction in IMS. Make sure you enter the Authorized Representative into the system by using the EBTU transaction in IMS so they can get an EBT card.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative relationship
Instructions: Type in the relationship to the client of the authorized representative the client has named to represent him/her at the SNAP interview, obtain food benefits and purchase food.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative phone
Instructions: Type in the phone number of the person the client has designated as their authorized representative.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative address
Instructions: Type in the street address of the person the client has designated as their authorized representative.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative city
Instructions: Type in the city of residence of the person the client has designated as their authorized representative.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative state
Instructions: Type in the state of residence of the person the client has designated as their authorized representative.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Authorized representative zip
Instructions: Type in the zip code of residence of the person the client has designated as their authorized representative.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Does everyone buy and fix food together?
Instructions: Ask this question to determine separate household status from other people who may be living at the same address.
See SNAP: Household Composition 340:50-5-1.
See SNAP: Households with non-household members 340:50-5-6.
A person aged 21 or younger who lives with his/her parent(s) cannot claim separate household from them. A spouse cannot be a separate household. A minor child cannot be a separate household. An unmarried couple who have a child together (all in the same household) cannot be a separate household.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Is anyone in your household on strike?
Instructions: Enter a check if a household member is on strike.
See SNAP: Strikers 340:50-5-46.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Who is on strike?
Instructions: Enter the name of the household member on strike. This affects the way this person’s income is counted.
Notebook: INTER
Tab: SNAP
Field: Is anyone is your household a fleeing felon?
Instructions: Enter a check if the answer is yes.
See SNAP:Disqualified Household Members 340:50-5-10.1. This affects the ability of the fleeing felon to receive food benefits. You may not report a fleeing felon to OIG.

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