Policy Bulletins

The purpose of this section is to make the most current policy and procedures available within a single resource. Memoranda containing policy or procedural information will be placed on this list at the time of distribution. They will remain on the list until the information contained is either completely incorporated into the handbook or retired as obsolete.

Release DateBulletin No.Title
07-01-2424-06CHIP Perinatal (CHIP-P) and Emergency Medicaid during the Pregnancy and 12-Month Postpartum Period
05-03-2424-05Updates to Extending Postpartum Coverage in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
04-17-2424-041. End of SNAP Shelter Cost Flexibility: Change of Address
2. End of SNAP Shelter Cost Flexibility: Returned Mail
3. COVID-19 Update: Interview Requirements
02-23-2424-03End Stage Renal Disease and Medicare Savings Programs
02-05-2424-022024 Federal Poverty Level
02-01-2424-011. Household Composition Clarification 
2. Mileage Rate Increase 
3. Notice of Excessive Card Replacements 
4. Extending Postpartum Coverage in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
12-15-2323-181. Continuous Eligibility for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for Children under 19
2. Administrative Renewals Update
12-01-2323-16

1. SNAP Vehicle Asset Test 
2. IRS FTI Security and Protection 
3. Personal Needs Allowance Increase 
4. Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) for Youth Who Aged Out of Foster Care in Another State

Attachment: CPM Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) for Youth who Aged Out of Foster Care in Another State

03-31-2323-081. COVID-19 Update: Change of Address  (PDF)    
2. COVID-19 Update: Returned Mail (PDF)
03-31-2323-07End of Continuous Medicaid Coverage  (PDF)    
1. Maintaining Medicaid Coverage  (PDF)    
2. Processing Case Actions for Medical Programs  (PDF)    
3. Reasonable Opportunity Period (ROP)  (PDF)    
4. Medicaid Buy-In and Medicaid Buy-In for Children Premiums  (PDF)    
5. Renewals Initiated Prior to April 1, 2023  (PDF)    
6. SNAP Income to Renew Medicaid (PDF)
03-31-2323-06COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Assistance Payments (PDF)
11-08-2222-181. COVID-19 Update: Change of Address During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and the PHE Unwinding Period (PDF)         
2. COVID-19 Update: Returned Mail During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and the PHE Unwinding Period (PDF)         
3. Residence Verification Requirements for Former Foster Care Children (PDF)
09-02-2222-151. TANF Maximum Grant Amounts (PDF)         
2. SNAP Income Limits Deductions and Allotments (PDF)         
3. SNAP-CAP Allotments (PDF)         
4. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement (PDF)         
5. Accessing The Work Number (TWN) Data Through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Data (PDF)         
6. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Provider Determinations (PDF)         
7. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods (PDF)         

Attachment: SNAP Allotment Chart (PDF) (PDF)
08-04-2222-14Eligibility for Federal Benefits for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees (UHPs) (PDF)
01-03-2222-011. Updates to Managed Care Organizations (MCO) Preferred Method of Contact (PDF)         
2. SNAP-CAP Allotment Adjustment (PDF)         
3. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplemental (PDF)
08-27-2121-161. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) for Summer 2021 (PDF)         
2. Afghan Special Immigrant Parolee (SI/SQ) and Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Status (PDF)