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GLOSSARY: EMPLOYMENT...

ISSUE DATE: 10/2016

EMPLOYMENT PLAN
MFIP, DWP : A plan developed by the job counselor and the participant which includes the participant's overall employment goal, activities necessary to reach that goal, and a time line for each activity. All DWP and pre 60-month MFIP participants MUST have an Employment Plan based on their individual assessment. There are special provisions for a client granted the Family Violence Waiver. See 0028.15 (Employment Plan (EP)).

SNAP : A SNAP E&T plan specifying employment services and job search activities a client must participate in and support services the COUNTY AGENCY or EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES provider will provide.

EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE

See 0011.03.12 (Non-Citizens - Lawful Permanent Residents).

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

The term Employment Services refers to programs, activities, and services that help clients become employed and self-sufficient. Services may include JOB SEARCH, job placements, client assessments, and training. See 0028 (Employment Services).

MFIP : See MFIP EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (MFIP-ES) in 0002.41 (Glossary: Medically Necessary...).

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES PROVIDER (ESP)

An agency or organization that operates under formal agreement with the county agency to provide employment services to certain clients on behalf of the county agency. In some instances the ESP is another unit of the county.

EMV

See ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE (EMV) below.

ENCUMBRANCE

A legal claim against REAL PROPERTY or PERSONAL PROPERTY payable when the property is sold.

ENROLLEE

An MA or MinnesotaCare participant who is enrolled in a MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLAN. See the Minnesota Health Care Programs Eligibility Policy Manual.

EOMB

See EXPLANATION OF MEDICAL BENEFITS (EOMB).

EQUITY

The FAIR MARKET VALUE of property minus any ENCUMBRANCE.

ESCROW

A deed, bond, money, or piece of property held in trust by a 3rd party to be turned over to the grantee only on fulfillment of a condition.

ESTABLISHED DATE

The Date the Agency computes an overpayment. See TEMP Manual TE02.09.01 (Entering Claims).

ESTATE CLAIMS

A method of recovering ASSISTANCE from the estate of a deceased person. See 0025.21.12 (Estate Claims).

ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE (EMV)

The value assigned to real estate by the county assessor for the purpose of levying property taxes. Estimated market value is found on the annual property tax assessment statement.

EXCESS ASSETS

The amount of ASSETS which exceeds the client's ASSET LIMIT.

EXCESS CHILD SUPPORT

Occurs when collections disbursed to applicable assigned support (current and any arrears assigned as condition of eligibility for AFDC or MFIP) exceed the total of applicable assigned support. The total assigned support can never exceed the cumulative unreimbursed MFIP grant amount.

EXCLUDED INCOME

SNAP: Income not used to determine eligibility.

EXCLUDED TIME

Excluded time varies by program. See 0006.18 (Excluded Time Facilities and Services).

EXCLUDED TIME RESIDENCE/FACILITY

A type of living arrangement which affects the determination of state residence and the county of financial responsibility. See 0006.18 (Excluded Time Facilities and Services), 0011.06.03 (State Residence - Excluded Time).

EXCLUDED TIME SERVICES

Excluded time varies by program. See 0006.18 (Excluded Time Facilities and Services).

EXEMPT MONTHS

MFIP : Refers to months that are not counted toward the 60-month time limit.

EXEMPT FROM EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

MFIP : Refers to a person who is not required to participate in Employment Service activities because he/she meets certain criteria.

SNAP : Refers to a person who is not required to participate in Employment Service activities because he/she meets certain criteria. See 0028.06.10 (Who Is Exempt From SNAP E&T).

EXPEDITED SERVICE

Special procedures and priority processing of APPLICATIONS to make BENEFITs available to people with immediate need. See 0004.04 (Emergency Aid Eligibility - SNAP/Expedited Food), 0004.06 (Emergencies - 1st Month Processing).

EXPERIENCE WORKS

Part of the Senior Community Service Employment Program authorized by the OLDER AMERICANS ACT, formerly known as GREEN THUMB. See TEMP Manual TE02.08.010 (Experience Works Income).

EXPLANATION OF MEDICAL BENEFITS (EOMB)

A statement from DHS, an insurance company, or a health plan reporting amounts paid, reduced, or denied for the client's health care expenses.

EXTENSION

MFIP : Allows families to receive additional months of MFIP beyond the 60-month time limit if certain criteria are met. See 0011.33 (MFIP Hardship Extensions).

FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEW

A face-to-face meeting arranged to determine initial or ongoing eligibility for ASSISTANCE. See 0005.12.12 (Application Interviews), 0009.06.03 (Recertification Processing Standards), 0009.06.06 (Recertification Interview), 0011.27.03.01 (Drug Felons - SNAP), 0011.30.03 (MFIP Transition Period), 0011.30.06 (180 to 60 Days Before MFIP Closes), 0028.30.04 (Post 60-Month Empl. Services Sanctions).

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