FAA6.E Overpayments : 07 Intentional Program Violation (IPV) - Overview : B IPV - Administrative Disqualification Procedures : .01 IPV - Administrative Disqualification Procedures - Local Office Responsibilities
.01 IPV - Administrative Disqualification Procedures - Local Office Responsibilities
(12/01/13 – 01/31/14)
The local office has several responsibilities regarding Intentional Program Violation (IPV) administrative disqualifications.
The EI must ensure the PI or representative understands the disqualification procedures each time they apply for benefits and at each renewal.
The local office representative or the Region Appeal Coordinator who attends the NA administrative disqualification appeal must take the NA Waiver of the Right to an Administrative Disqualification Appeal (OARC1) form to the appeal. This is in the event the participant decides to waive the disqualification appeal at the time of the appeal. When the waiver is obtained at the appeal send a copy to OARC. (See OARC Collections Address)
NON-CLERICAL staff performs the following duties when requested by the Office of Accounts Receivable and Collections (OARC):
Indicate IPV on the outside of the case file(g) for participants who have been found to have committed an IPV.
Document the months of the disqualification period in the case file.
Discuss any factor of disqualification or overpayment collection with household participants that have questions.
Compute the disqualification budget when a participant must be disqualified for an IPV and notify OARC of the new benefit amount. Complete the following to compute the disqualification budget:
Key DF in the PT field on SEPA next to the disqualified participant.
Key the following codes on PRAP, as applicable:
V1 for the first IPV
V2 for the second IPV
V3 for the third and all subsequent IPVs
C1 for the first violation of trading NA for controlled substances
C2 for the second violation of trading NA for controlled substances
FT for trafficking NA benefits of $500 or more
NA for giving fraudulent statements to receive simultaneous benefits.
Document the disqualification by keying the following information on DISA:
The consecutive IPV number in the IPV NBR field
The disqualification start month (MMYY) in the IPV START DT field
The length of the disqualification in the DISQ PERIOD (IN MONTHS) field