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Oct 07, 2008

Beginning October 1st, food assistance standards and deductions have changed, as have food assistance income limits and allotment amounts.

Oct 07, 2008

Pension benefits that cover an individual’s Part B premium are counted as income – not excluded as a reimbursement – when determining Medicaid eligibility.

Oct 07, 2008

FIP recipients who request deferrals from the JET program because of a disability are no longer required to apply for SSI to receive their benefits.

Oct 07, 2008

New policy from the Department of Human Services (DHS) allows individuals to receive SDA for 30 days after substance abuse treatment if the client has a plan for outpatient treatment

Oct 07, 2008

DHS has revised its asset policy for FIP, SDA, and RAP to allow eligibility during the month the applicants assets are under the limit

Oct 07, 2008

Child Support arrearages received by a parent for an adult child or child no longer living in the home are considered income of the parent

Oct 07, 2008

Penalties for the First and Second Noncompliance with work- or self-sufficiency-related activities have been changed.

Oct 07, 2008

Beginning October 1st, food assistance standards and deductions have changed, as have food assistance income limits and allotment amounts.

Jul 09, 2008

Caseworkers at the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS) must assist individuals who need and request help to complete forms. In addition, caseworkers must also assist individuals who claim a disability impairs their ability to gather information and verification.

Jul 01, 2008

The number of extensions of the time limit to return verifications for Medicaid applicants and recipients has been increased from once to three times.

Jul 01, 2008

Children in this category are transitioning from foster care to adulthood. Children aging out of foster care on their 18th birthday are eligible for Foster Care Transition Medicaid (FCTMA) from age 18 through their 21st birthday.

Jul 01, 2008

Income limits have been updated for Healthy Kids, AD-Care,Medicare Savings Program, QDWI,Freedom to Work, Adult Medical Program, RAP-Medical and Transitional Medicaid Plus (TMA-Plus) and MI-Child

Jun 09, 2008

Food Assistance recipients in households that lost food in June due to flooding or loss of power caused by storm activity should request replacement benefits within 10 days of the occurrence.

Apr 16, 2008

Effective April 1, 2008, women who have other health insurance can qualify for Plan First!

Apr 07, 2008

Proposed and Current CDC Providers will be disqualified if data match shows they have been charged with “listed” crimes.