How to Synchronize ABD Medical and SNAP Benefits.

The ABD review date needs to be synchronized with SNAP to prevent multiple renewals for the client and prevent errors and additional work for the worker. If the ABD and SNAP benefits are certified at the same time, those dates will already be synchronized. If a new SNAP application is taken, the opportunity should be […]

Mid-Cert Renewal: FAQs

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions regarding SNAP Mid-Cert Renewals: A Semi-annual benefit renewal household did not submit their MID-CERT Renewal in the 6th month (October 2016). The client visited the county office on 10/30/16 and was not identified by support staff as being a Semi-Annual Reporter household. The request was put into application status […]

Mid-Cert Renewal : Closure Codes

Benefit Reporter Households Closure Codes If the Mid-Certification Renewal (MCR) is not submitted or is incomplete, the section will close using code ‘36S’ as the reason for SNAP and medical. The closure code for childcare is ‘36.’ SNAP Only: In non-report months, if a change occurs and is reported the only valid closure codes are: Code […]

Income – Mastercard / Visa Gift Cards

340:50-7-22 (1) Gift cards issued by Visa and MasterCard can be easily used as cash in any store, including those which sell food. These types of cards should be counted as cash on hand for the purpose of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program resource test. Other gift cards that can be converted to cash should […]

Syncing Child Care with SNAP – What should E7 be?

Synchronizing Child Care with SNAP – What should E7 equal? C.2 SNAP Certification Date C.36 SNAP Benefit Reporter Date E.7 Child Care Last Redetermination Date a.When your client has SNAP and is in the first 6 months of the SNAP certification when he or she applies for Child Care, the system will synchronize benefits by […]

Certification Period

Certification period – means the number of months a household is approved for benefits that extended from the effective date of certification to the date benefits end or the benefit renewal is due.   Policy regarding certification periods is located at: Child Care Subsidy: 340:40-3-1. Application process; and 340:40-9-1. Review of child care eligibility. Public Assistance […]