FAA2.P Welfare Reform (WERE/CODC/CODF) : 07 Lifetime Benefit Limit (LIBL) and State Benefit Limit (STBL) - Overview : E LIBL/STBL Hardship Extension Eligibility - Overview : .03 LIBL/STBL Hardship Extension Eligibility – Full Time Required Caretaker for their Disabled Child, Parent, Spouse, or Domestic Partner
.03 LIBL/STBL Hardship Extension Eligibility – Full Time Required Caretaker for their Disabled Child, Parent, Spouse, or Domestic Partner
 
(10/01/16 - 11/30/16)
A budgetary unit may be eligible for a hardship extension when the adult participant is required to care for their disabled adult or minor child, parent, spouse(g) or domestic partner(g). Eligibility criteria for a caretaker hardship extension includes all of the following:
 
The adult participant must be needed and designated by the treatment provider(g) as the full time caretaker.
The budgetary unit cannot receive respite care(g) for more than 20 hours per week.
No other person is available to provide care for the disabled person.
The disabled person cannot attend school or vocational rehabilitation for more than 20 hours per week.
 
Verification must be provided that supports the caretaker determination. (See LIBL/STBL Extension – Caretaker Verification)
 
When verification of the hardship extension reason is received, follow the procedures in LIBL Hardship Extension Keying Procedures and STBL Hardship Extension Keying Procedures.
 
When verification of the hardship extension is not provided, follow the procedures in LIBL Hardship Procedures Extension Requests and STBL Hardship Procedures Extension Requests.
 
WARNING
When the participant provides verification that does not support the hardship extension request, deny the request for hardship extension.