See Chapter 10.6 (Redetermination process) for general information about the redetermination process.
See Chapter 7.1 (Verification due dates) for information about due dates when additional verifications are requested at redetermination.
See Chapter 10.6.6 (Redetermination processing – Reinstatement) for information about reinstating cases when the redetermination is received after the case closes.
When additional verifications are requested at redetermination, use the MEC2 Special Letter: Verification Request. See Chapter 7.1 (Verification due dates) for information on determining the due date of the Special Letter.
If the redetermination form and all required eligibility verifications are received and processed by the last day of the redetermination period, determine whether the family is eligible for continued child care assistance:
If the redetermination form and all required eligibility verifications are not received and processed by the last day of the redetermination period, eligibility must end. MEC² will send a 15 calendar day notice of termination to the family and provider at the end of the family’s redetermination period if the redetermination process is not completed. See Chapter 12.3.12 (Termination notices – Family) and Chapter 12.6.9 (Termination notices – Provider).
If a complete redetermination form and all required verifications are received within 30 days after the case closes, see Chapter 10.6.6 (Redetermination processing – Reinstatement).
February 28: MEC2 nightly batch job identifies families whose redetermination due date on the Redetermination Window is in 45 days, on April 15. MEC2 sends the Redetermination Cover Letter and Redetermination Packet. MEC2 sends a notice to the provider that the family’s redetermination is due.
March 31: Due date listed on the redetermination cover letter for the family to return their completed redetermination form and required verifications.
April 15: MEC2 identifies cases whose Redetermination Window is not in Approved Status or “Updates Required” status. For identified cases, MEC2 sends the 15 calendar day notices to terminate benefits to the family and their providers.
April 30: The family’s case is terminated.
May 30: Last day the family can turn in a complete redetermination form and all required verifications to have their case reinstated.
Minnesota Statutes 119B.025
Minnesota Rules 3400.0180
Minnesota Rules 3400.0040