MFIP, DWP, SNAP, GA:
MSA allows a recurring special need payment of up to 10% of a client's gross income OR $25, WHICHEVER IS LESS, to pay for representative payee services. Clients must provide a statement from the organization that the SSA has authorized it to collect a fee for representative payee services. Clients must verify the authorization at application and whenever there is a change in representative payee.
Special need payments for representative payees are available to MSA participants living in GRH, nursing homes, or regional treatment centers, as well as clients living in the community.
No provisions. For when to allow income deductions for representative payee services, see 0018.39 (Prior and Other Income Reductions).