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PRORATION

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014

MFIP, DWP:
Prorate the 1st month's benefit from the date of application or the date unit members meet all eligibility factors, whichever is later. You might have to do multiple prorations when people become eligible on different dates within the initial month. MAXIS will not do multiple prorations.

To prorate:

1.

Determine the full month's benefit.

2.

Multiply the full month's benefit by the decimal rate for the proper day of the month as provided in the proration table. See 0022.12.03.03 (Proration Table).

3.

Drop any cents.


Do not prorate the initial month's benefit for migrants or seasonal farm workers in the migrant or seasonal farm work stream who participated in the SNAP Program within 30 days before the date of application.


SNAP:

Prorate the initial month's benefit from the date of application or the date the unit meets eligibility requirements, whichever is later. See INITIAL MONTH in 0002.33 (Glossary: Independent...). Also see 0005 (Applications). For information on application processing delays, see 0005.12.15.03 (Delays in Processing Applications).

Prorate at recertification if the unit reapplies in the same month the case was closed or if the unit does not complete all recertification requirements during the last month of the certification period, but is determined eligible during the following month. See 0009.06.03 (Recertification Processing Standards).

Prorate a case at reinstatement due to a break in service of less than one month.

Do not prorate the initial month's benefit for migrants or seasonal farm workers in the migrant or seasonal farm work stream who participated in the SNAP Program within 30 days before the date of application.

To prorate:

1.

Determine the full month's benefit.

2.

Multiply the full month's benefit by the decimal rate for the proper day of the month as provided in the proration table. See 0022.12.03.03 (Proration Table).

3.

Truncate any cents.



MSA, GRH:

No provisions.


GA:

Prorate the 1st month's benefit from the date of application or the date unit members meet all eligibility factors, whichever is later. Multiple prorations may be required when people become eligible on different dates within the initial month.

If the unit submits an HRF after the month it was due, prorate benefits from the date the agency receives the completed HRF. Do not require a new application.

To prorate:

1.

Determine the full month's benefit.

2.

Multiply the full month's benefit by the decimal rate for the proper day of the month as provided in the proration table. See 0022.12.03.03 (Proration Table).

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