Revision 47 (01-01-19 through 12-31-19) : FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
 
Removed directions for budgeting the income in the month received. (News Flash 19-010F, effective 02/25/2019)
 
(06/10/2019)
(11/04/2019)
Added an Exception to count additional vehicles for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019). Removed reference to the Yellow pages because they are no longer available. Removed Keying CO for MA. (Effective 11/04/2019)
 
Clarified budgeting of animals as resources. (Effective 5/27/2019)
 
Added an Exception to exclude income producing property for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019)
 
Added an exception on not counting resources for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019)
 
Added the correct code to use for resources owned by SSI recipients. (News Flash 19-015F effective, (4/8/2019)
 
Added the use of the FAA-1475A when requesting verification of out-of-state benefits. Removed information on Cash Out States. (Effective 11/12/2019)
 
Clarified that energy assistance payments are keyed using the EN NC Unearned Income Code only when the payment is sent directly to the participant. (Policy Change Alert 19-024F, effective for all interviews completed on or after 09/16/2019)
 
Separated actions to take for CA and NA. (Effective 5/28/2019)
 
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Added a new reference for budgeting Guardian Subsidy Payments. (Effective 5/28/2019)
 
Clarified type of Tribal income that is not excluded from budgeting. (Effective 02/4/2019)
 
FAA4.H03EE.03 – Indian Tribe Funds
Clarified type of Tribal income that is not excluded from budgeting. (Effective 02/4/2019)
 
Added definition of Indian Gaming income. Clarified how the income is budgeted. (Effective 12/24/2018)
 
Removed first exception. Added to NA Exception Interest payments must be verified and added link to Verification and Cooperation. (Effective 06/17/2019)
 
Added information concerning payments for Covered Birth Defects. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
Combine policy to include types of VA benefits and UNIC keying of income. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
FAA4.H03MMM.01 – Veterans Administration Disability Benefits
Remove entire section, combine information with Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits policy. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
FAA4.H03MMM.02 – Veterans Administration Survivors Benefits
Remove entire section, combine information with Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits policy. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
FAA4.H03MMM.03 – Veterans Administration Regular Retirement Benefits
Remove entire section, combine information with Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits policy. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
FAA4.H03MMM.04 – Other Veterans Administration Benefits
Remove entire section, combine information with Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits policy. (Effective 06/03/2019)
 
Added an exception on not counting Child support for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019)
 
Added exception for Pascua Yaqui Tribal TANF Program. (Effective 06/01/2019)
 
Added new verification of employment form. (Effective 04/08/2019)
 
Added direction for when an income change, reported mid-approval, causes a benefit decrease. (Effective 5/13/2019)
 
Added direction for when an income change, reported mid-approval, causes a benefit decrease. (Effective 5/13/2019
 
Added link for Anticipating income, removed duplicated income verification policy, changed formatting for consistency. (Policy Change Alert 19-026F, effective for all determinations completed on or after 10/07/2019)
 
Changed verbiage from anticipate to project, added links to examples (Policy Change Alert 19-026F, effective for all determinations completed on or after 10/07/2019)
 
FAA4.I06B – Averaging Income - Overview
Remove entire section, combine information with converting income section (FAA4.I06C). (Policy Change Alert 19-026F, effective for all determinations completed on or after 10/07/2019)
 
Add new section for Anticipating income. (Policy Change Alert 19-026F, effective for all determinations completed on or after 10/07/2019)
 
Add procedures for manually converting income and added frequency codes. (Policy Change Alert 19-026F, effective for all determinations completed on or after 10/07/2019)
 
Added a warning on not counting self-employment income for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019)
 
Added clarification to the warning box that a limited liability corporation (LLC) is an entity created by state statute. (News Flash 19-038F, effective 08/19/2019)
 
Added a warning on not counting self-employment income for Hopi TANF (Policy Change Alert 19-014F, effective 06/10/2019)
 
Revised procedure for determining annualized income. Added an exception for less than 12 full months. Added use of IRS tax return for budgeting. (Policy Change Alert 19-015F, effective 07/15/2019)
 
Clarified procedure for determining income budgeting. Added procedure for excluding partial months and added budgeting example. (Reference changed from FAA4.J06E) (Policy Change Alert 19-015F, effective 07/15/2019)
 
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Added new section for projecting Self-employment income (Policy Change Alert 19-015F, effective 07/15/2019)
 
Revised procedure for determining anticipated income. Added business less than one year reference and budgeting examples. (Reference changed from FAA4.J06C) (Policy Change Alert 19-015F, effective 07/15/2019)
 
06/17/2019
10/14/2019
Need standard has changed to payment standard. (Effective 06/17/2019) Added exception for PY TANF, updated for consistency. (Effective 10/14/2019)
 
06/17/2019
10/14/2019
Need standard has changed to payment standard. (Effective 06/17/2019) Added PY TANF to the list of cases given the A1 standard, updated for consistency. (Effective 10/14/2019)
 
06/17/2019
10/14/2019
Need standard has changed to payment standard. (Effective 06/17/2019) Added exception for PY TANF, updated for consistency. (Effective 10/14/2019)
 
Changed section title from Animal Assistants to Service Animals. Clarified requirements to be considered a Service Animals. (Effective 05/27/2019)
 
Added additional allowable medical care expenses. (Policy Change Alert 19‑022F, effective for all applications submitted on or after 08/26/2019)
 
Revised policy regarding how to budget allowable insurance premiums. (Policy Change Alert 19‑022F, effective for all applications submitted on or after 08/26/2019)
 
FAA4.K08F – Negative Rent
Clarified what to do when an energy assistance payment is sent directly to the participant and is in excess of the utilities. (Policy Change Alert 19-024F, effective for all interviews completed on or after 09/16/2019)
 
Added Medical Expense Verification to the timeframe exception list. (Policy Change Alert 19-018F, effective for all determinations completed 07/29/2019 and later)
 
Added situations when medical expenses must be verified. (Policy Change Alert 19-018F, effective for all determinations completed 07/29/2019 and later)
 
Added policy for when medical expense changes must be verified. (Policy Change Alert 19-018F, effective for all determinations completed 07/29/2019 and later)