18 CRR-NY 366.3NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 18. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
ARTICLE 2. DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY—CATEGORICAL
PART 366. CHILD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
18 CRR-NY 366.3
18 CRR-NY 366.3
366.3 General provisions of CAP.
(a) The following general provisions apply:
(1) Families eligible for benefits under CAP are not eligible to receive assistance through Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), FA, or SNA, unless otherwise specified in this Part.
(2) Within the same household, family members must either all receive CAP or all receive non-CAP public assistance (RCA, FA, or SNA).
(3) Non-CAP public assistance recipients can only be transferred from the non-CAP PA program to CAP on the first day of a month.
(4) CAP participants will be eligible for medical assistance under Part 360 of this Title only to the extent that the participants meet the financial and categorical requirements for medical assistance.
(5) When used in this Part, the phrase poverty level will refer to the poverty guidelines issued by the United States Bureau of the Census.
(b) The following definitions are used in this Part:
(1) Authorization period means the 12-month period for which CAP benefits are authorized following a recertification pursuant to section 366.4(f) of this Part. Each authorization period is divided into four payment quarters.
(2) Payment quarter means the three-month period after the process month.
(3) Process month means the month in which information contained in a quarterly report or obtained during a recertification is reviewed. With respect to information obtained from a quarterly report, process months are the third, sixth and ninth month of an authorization period. With respect to information obtained at recertification, the process month is the last month of the authorization period.
(4) Quarterly report means a form upon which a participant reports income and household circumstances for that three-month period.
(5) Quarterly reporting refers to a procedure for obtaining information concerning the incomes and circumstances of certain CAP participants through annual recertifications and mailed reports sent in the second, fifth and eighth month of a CAP participant's authorization period. Quarterly reporting is a modified system of monthly reporting in which written reports are made at three-month intervals between annual recertification interviews and CAP grants are calculated prospectively.
(6) Report quarter means the three-month period covered by a quarterly report.
(7) Timely report means a report made no later than 10 days after a change affecting eligibility occurs.
18 CRR-NY 366.3
Current through April 30, 2021
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