Policy Bulletins

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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 Date Bulletin Number Title
01-03-22 22-01 1. Updates to Managed Care Organizations (MCO) Preferred Method of Contact
2. SNAP-CAP Allotment Adjustment
3. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplemental
12-07-21 21-25 Federal Benefits 2022 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA)
12-01-21 21-24 1. Texas Simplified Application Project (TSAP)
2. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
11-22-21 21-23 COVID-19 Update: Interview Requirements
11-02-21 21-22 1. Eligibility for Federal Benefits for Afghan Evacuees
2. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
10-08-21 21-20 COVID-19 Update: Pending Medicaid Eligibility Determination Groups (EDGs) with Continuous Eligibility
10-01-21 21-19 COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
10-01-21 21-18 Counting ABAWD Federal Time Limit Months
09-03-21 21-17 1. Revised TANF Maximum Grant Amounts
2. Revised SNAP Income Limits Deductions and Allotments
3. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
4. COVID-19 Update: Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Time Limits

Attachment: SNAP Allotment Chart

08-27-21 21-16 1. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) for Summer 2021
2. Afghan Special Immigrant Parolee (SI/SQ) and Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Status
07-16-21 21-13 1. COVID-19 Update: Child Tax Credits (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC)
2. COVID-19 Update: Resuming Workforce Orientation for Applicants (WOA) & Choices Participation
3. COVID-19 Update: Temporary Increase in SNAP Benefits
07-01-21 21-12 1. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
2. COVID-19 Update: Processing Medicaid Applications for Children Previously in the Conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
3. Transfer of Assets Divisor
05-21-21 21-10 1. Compact of Free Association (COFA)Citizens
2. COVID-19: Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) for School Year 2020-2021
04-08-21 21-07 1. COVID-19 Update: Processing Denial Actions for Medicaid Programs
2. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment (EA) Supplement
04-02-21 21-06 1. COVID-19 Update: Recovery Rebates
2. COVID-19: Transfer of Assets
3. COVID-19 Update: Federal Pandemic Unemployment (FPUC)
4. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
5. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
01-06-21 21-01 1. COVID-19 Update: Recovery Rebates
2. COVID-19 Update: Federal Pandemic Unemployment (FPUC)
3. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
4. COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
12-22-20 20-30 COVID Policy Updates #20
09-30-20 20-21 COVID Policy Updates #15
06-15-20 20-15 COVID-19 Policy Updates #10
05-12-20 20-13 COVID-19 Policy Updates #8
04-28-20 20-10 COVID-19 Policy Updates #7
04-07-20 20-06 COVID-19 Policy Updates #3
03-27-20 20-05 COVID-19 Policy Updates #2
03-23-20 20-04 COVID-19 Policy Updates #1  
05-30-19 19-06 1. Spousal Impoverishment Dependent Allowance
2. Spousal Impoverishment for Waiver Participants
10-04-17 17-10 1.Counting Social Security Benefits for Modified Adjusted Gross Income Programs
2.Social Security Number Validation
3.Determining Good Cause for SNAP Employment and Training Noncompliance
05-14-15
15-06 Nursing Facility Medicaid to Managed Care and Incurred Medical Expense Changes
01-06-15
15-03 Budgeting of Alien Sponsor's Income and Resources
04-04-13
13-04 American Taxypayer Relief Act of 2012
09-06-11
12-01 Vendor Imaging Forms H1263-A and H1263-B
Appendix XLVI – Unsigned Renewal/ 12-2010
Appendix XLVI – Unsigned Renewal/ 12-2010 – Spanish
10-29-10
11-05 New Birth Certificates for Residents of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico