The purpose of this section is to make the most current policy and procedures readily available via a single resource. Memoranda containing policy or procedural information will be placed on this list at the time of distribution. Policy clarifications will remain on the list only until the information is completely incorporated into the handbook.

Release Date Bulletin Number Title
10-18-21 21-21 1. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods
2. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) – Notice of Privacy Practices
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
08-05-21 21-15 COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
07-28-21 21-14 COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods
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
05-03-21 21-09 COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
04-22-21 21-08 1. Electronic Benefit Transfer Card Issuance Processing
2. Personal Identification Number (PIN) Packet Issuance Procedures
3. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits Distribution Schedule Update
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)
03-09-21 21-05 1. Healthy Texas Women (HTW) Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver
2. HTW Plus (HTW+)
03-08-21 21-04 1. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
2. COVID-19 Update: Extended Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification Periods
3. COVID-19: SNAP Student Eligibility
01-13-21 21-02

1. COVID-19 Update: Additional Emergency Allotment Supplement
2. COVID-19 Update: Temporary Increase in SNAP Benefits

Attachment – SNAP Allotment Chart

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
12-03-20 20-28 COVID Policy Updates #19
10-01-20 20-24 COVID Policy Updates #17
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  
10-31-19 19-10 1. Discontinuation of The Work Number (TWN)
05-30-19 19-06 1. Spousal Impoverishment Dependent Allowance
2. Spousal Impoverishment for Waiver Participants
12-14-18 18-10 1. Removal of Fleeing Felon and Parole/Probation Violator Application Questions
2. Maternal Depression Screening Questions
3. Suspension, Termination and Reinstatement of Health Care Coverage for Persons Confined to a County Jail
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