Policy Bulletins

The purpose of this section is to make the most current policy and procedures available with 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 completely incorporated into the handbook.

Release DateBulletin NumberTitle
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
12-01-2323-17Federal Benefits 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
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

09-29-2323-15SNAP Work Rules – Verbal Informing Script Update
09-15-2323-14

1. TANF Maximum Grant Amounts
2. SNAP Income Limits, Deductions, and Allotments
3. SNAP-CAP Allotments
4. Changes During the Certification Period
5. New ABAWD Exceptions
6. New ABAWD Age Criteria
7. Transfer of Assets Divisor
8. Revised - Application Process Updates for Marketplace Account Transfers

Attachment: SNAP Allotment Charts

08-04-2323-13Automation of Form H3038-P, CHIP Perinatal - Emergency Medical Services Certification
05-24-2323-10SNAP Unauthorized Use Replacement Benefits (PDF)
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)
02-10-2323-03Updates to Afghan Eligibility for Federal Benefits
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)
12-09-2222-151. TANF Maximum Grant Amounts 
2. SNAP Income Limits Deductions and Allotments 
3. SNAP-CAP Allotments 
4. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement 
5. Accessing The Work Number (TWN) Data Through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Data 
6. Revised - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Provider Determinations 
7. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods
08-04-2222-14Eligibility for Federal Benefits for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees (UHPs) (PDF)
06-13-2222-101. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods (PDF)      
2. COVID-19 Update: Interview Requirements (PDF)
02-01-2222-021. COVID 19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement (PDF)      
2. COVID-19 Update: Processing Denial Actions for Medicaid Programs (PDF)      
3. Medicaid for Inmates of Juvenile Institutions (PDF)      
4. Mileage Rate Increase (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)
05-12-2020-13COVID-19 Policy Updates #8 (PDF)
04-28-2020-10COVID-19 Policy Updates #7 (PDF)
03-23-2020-04COVID-19 Policy Updates #1 (PDF)
12-14-1818-101. Removal of Fleeing Felon and Parole/Probation Violator Application Questions (PDF)      
2. Maternal Depression Screening Questions (PDF)      
3. Suspension, Termination and Reinstatement of Health Care Coverage for Persons Confined to a County Jail (PDF)
10-01-1415-02Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) (PDF)
09-01-1514-05Federally Required Eligibility Changes for Medicaid and CHIP (September 2015 Update) (PDF)