SSI and Child Care Coding

Coding examples of when a child care recipient receives SSI.

UpdatedSSP Best Practices

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

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 […]

How to Consider & Code Child Support for ABD-Related Benefits

For ABD-related benefits, child support is generally considered income for the child rather than the parent. If the child support payment is for more than one child, divide the amount received by the number of children for whom it is intended. Example: Martha is applying for ABD benefits for herself and her son John. Her […]

Deeming Resources from Parent(s) to Disabled Child

Calculations to determine if any resources are deemed to minor disabled children from the parents

Reporting/Acting on Changes

Updated 03/01/19 Change Reporting Households must report within 10 calendar days of the change occurring when the household’s gross income exceeds the federal income threshold for the household size per the DHS Appendix C-4, Child Care Eligibility/Copayment Chart. The computer issues a notice to the client at certification and renewal informing the client of the […]

Other Eligibility

Household Composition

Provider Change

The following are instructions on how to process a child care facility change.

ELIGIBILITY – Minor Parents

TANF Eligibility for Minor Parent To be included in the TANF benefit, a minor unmarried parent (under 18 years of age) must live with: A parent (natural, adoptive or stepparent) Legal guardian Other adult relative age 18 or older Live in a foster home Live in a maternity home Live in another supportive living arrangement […]