NewSale of Home Proceeds and Insurance Payments & Repairs

How are the proceeds from the sale of the home property or an insurance payment for home repairs considered in determining eligibility

NewAbsence from the Home: Temporary vs Permanent

Determining whether an absence is temporary or permanent.

NewCountable Property

Determining the countable value of property not associated with the home property

UpdatedSSP Best Practices

Answers to some common questions about the Debit Card/Direct Deposit for cash benefits

Resource – Vehicles

Policy and examples regarding vehicles as a resource.

Waive Recertification Interview for Elderly or Disabled Households with No Earned Income

Explanation of Waived Recertification Interview

Child Support: Who does it belong to?

For ABD-related benefits, child support is usually counted as income for the child for whom it is intended. Refer to article ABD: How to Code Child Support 1/3 Deduction for Child with Disability for explanation on how to count the child support when determining eligibility for a child who has a disability. If eligibility is […]

Updated$20 General Income Exclusion

327:35-5-42(d)(1)and(5)(B) The General Income Exclusion (GIE) is a $20 per month income deduction. It is mostly used to bring down countable income that is barely over the standard, so the client can be eligible for a particular benefit. For QMB, SLMB and QI-1, the GIE can be used: First on unearned income If any of […]

UpdatedAged, Blind, Disabled (ABD)

Policy Links Regarding ABD