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Apr 16, 2007

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has issued an interim policy bulletin with income limits effective April 1, 2007

Apr 10, 2007

Many Medicaid applicants and recipients will have to produce specific documents to verify their identity and their U.S. citizenship beginning April 2007

Apr 04, 2007

For new applications, FIP and SDA benefits will not be paid for pay periods prior to the pay period in which the application is 30 days old, beginning April 2007

Apr 01, 2007

DHS has extended the earliest date they will recover CDC overissuances from 12 months to 72 months

Apr 01, 2007

DHS will accept verification items via email and fax. They have also clarified its verification policy on timeliness

Apr 01, 2007

DHS will not authorized rent to be vendored for FIP, SDA or RAP recipients if the landlord is delinquent on property taxes.

Apr 01, 2007

DHS will now recoup client error overissuances going back 72 months prior to the DHS discovery date

Mar 06, 2007

MIChild premiums will double for months beginning April 2007

Feb 26, 2007

Beginning February 1, 2007, parents of children with disabilities who are “attending school full time” as defined by the school will not be deferred from Work First. Parents of children with disabilities will be deferred from Work First if the child is not attending school full time.

Jan 25, 2007

Policy on denial of service when Medicaid recipients are unable to pay Medicaid co-payments is changing again, effective February 1, 2007

Jan 08, 2007

Additional crimes have been added that may disqualify child care providers from receiving DHS-funded child care payments. A full list may be found at:

Jan 05, 2007

The begin date of care must now be verified with the DHS-4025, Child Development and Care (CDC) Provider Verifcation, before payments can be authorized.

Oct 01, 2006

DHS will begin recouping CDC overissuances resulting from agency errors

Oct 01, 2006

Beginning October 1st, 2006, DHS must process all Medicaid applications within 10 days for applicants who are pregnant

Oct 01, 2006

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