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340:50-11-115. Review of categorical eligibility

Revised 6-1-11

When all or some of the household members lose eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for any reason except recoupment or suspension, the household is no longer categorically eligible based on income.  The food benefits must be closed when the household's income exceeds standards on Appendix C-3, Maximum Food Benefit Allotments and Standards for Income and Deductions for non-categorically related households.   • 1


Revised 6-1-11


1.Each human services center must devise a method of monitoring categorically eligible cases so ineligible households do not continue to receive food benefits when categorical eligibility ends.

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