State Assistance Benefit Selection - Types of Changes - Changes in Assistance Programs
When a change in assistance programs is required or requested, a new application must be filed. The following apply:
Pending Applications
A new application for one program may be pending at the time of application for a different program. Review both applications before making an eligibility decision. Complete the following:
Approve benefits for the appropriate programs for the appropriate months.
Send decision notice to the PI for each application.
Open Cases
The participant may be approved for State Assistance while participating in NA. Approve the State Assistance application effective the first month after the CA benefits are stopped.
A State Assistance program cannot be added to any case in AZTECS that ever had a CA program attached to it. In this situation, assign a new case number to the State Assistance program.