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Jul 07, 2004

The Family Independence Agency (FIA) has issued policy on determining the value of real property and mobile homes.

Jul 07, 2004

Updates to the income and expense formula for FAP eligibility (PEM 226, PEM 554)

Jul 06, 2004

A “homestead,” which is not counted as an asset in determining asset-eligibility for SSI-related Medicaid, may be located outside the state of Michigan.

Jul 06, 2004

Effective July 1, 2004, applications for Child Day Care (CDC), State Disability Assistance (SDA), or Family Independence Program (FIP) that are faxed to FIA will be treated as incomplete applications, triggering the Family Independence Agency’s standard of promptness for issuing a decision on the application and determining when the applicant’s assistance may begin

Jul 06, 2004

Effective July 1, 2004, individuals can apply for Medicaid, Adult Medical Program (AMP), or Food Assistance Program (FAP – formerly food stamps) by fax.

Jul 06, 2004

In-person interviews are no longer required for persons receiving CDC.

Jul 06, 2004

Persons with AIDS no longer are presumed disabled for purposes of State Disability Assistance (SDA) eligibility.

Jul 06, 2004

Michigan Family Independence Agency has new procedures for handling State Disability Asssistance (SDA) applications for young adults leaving Juvenile Justice facilities

Jul 02, 2004

Telephone system for Unemployment Benefits (MARVIN) now services Spanish Speakers

Jul 01, 2004

All Day Care Providers must have a 6 digit Personal ID Number (PIN)in order to use the telephone billing system

Jul 01, 2004

Faxed applications will be treated as incomplete applications rather than "requests" for assistancePAM 110, 115

Jun 30, 2004

Individual FIA county offices may be closing for a day or two over the summer for "furlough days"

Jun 03, 2004

The Michigan Department of Community Health is closing enrollment in the Adult Medical Program effective July 1, 2004.

Jun 01, 2004

STATE SERVICES FACE DEEEP CUTS IF GOVERNOR GRANHOLM’S PROPOSED REVENUE INCREASES ARE NOT APPROVED

Jun 01, 2004

Food Stamp recipients whose heat is included in their rent, and who receive the Michigan home heating tax credit, may be eligible for more benefits