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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: LUMP SUM...

ISSUE DATE: 12/2016
Revision #9

LUMP SUM
Cash received on a non-recurring or irregular basis that cannot reasonably be anticipated. Lump sums include winnings, insurance settlements, and inheritances, retroactive payments of RSDI, VA, and UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE. See 0015.60 (Evaluation of Lump Sums), 0017.15.30 (Lump Sum Income), 0022.15 (Counting Lump Sums as Income).

MA

See MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MA) below.

MAC

See MOTHERS AND CHILDREN (MAC) PROGRAM in 0002.43 (Glossary: Money...).

MANDATORY SCHOOL FEES

SNAP: Fees charged to all students of a school or to all students within a certain curriculum. This includes the rental or purchase of equipment, materials, or supplies related to the pursuit of the course of study involved.

MANDATORY UNIT MEMBERS

People who must be included in the ASSISTANCE UNIT. See 0014 (Assistance Units), 0005 (Applications).

MARKET VALUE

The most probable price property would bring on the open, competitive market. For REAL PROPERTY this is the ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE on the REAL ESTATE TAX STATEMENT or the appraisal of a licensed REAL ESTATE APPRAISER.

MASS CHANGE

A change brought about by a shift in federal or state policy which affects many or all ASSISTANCE UNITS.

MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM

A federal program focused on early self-sufficiency for refugees, funded through the Office of Refugee Resettlement and administered by local resettlement agencies. For more information about the Matching Grant Program, see 0029.39 (The Matching Grant Program).

MATERNITY HOME

Any home or institution that provides residential care for 3 or more pregnant women.

MATURED CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT:

A finance term meaning a certificate of deposit (CD) has become due for payment to the CD owner. The maturity date determines when the owner is eligible to access the funds with no withdrawal penalty.

MAXIS

Minnesota's statewide automated eligibility system for public assistance programs.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MA)

The program established under Title XIX of the Social Security Act and Minnesota Statutes 256B providing for health care to needy people. See the Minnesota Health Care Programs Eligibility Policy Manual.

MEDICAL CERTIFICATION

A statement about a person's illness, injury, or incapacity that is signed by a LICENSED PHYSICIAN, licensed consulting psychologist, or licensed psychologist who is qualified through professional training and experience to diagnose or certify the person's condition. For an incapacity involving a spinal sub-luxation condition, a statement signed by a licensed physician or by a licensed chiropractor who is qualified through professional training and experience to diagnose and certify the condition.

MFIP, DWP : A statement about a person's illness, injury, or incapacity that is signed by a LICENSED PHYSICIAN, licensed chiropractor, licensed consulting psychologist, or licensed psychologist who is qualified through professional training and experience to diagnose or certify the person's condition.

MEDICAL DEDUCTION

SNAP: An income DEDUCTION based on medical expenses. See 0018.12 (Medical Deductions).

MEDICAL EVIDENCE

GA : Records, reports, treatment notes, or other written documentation about a person's illness, injury, or impairment from a hospital, clinic, treatment facility, detoxification facility, physician, psychologist, nurse, therapist, or other mental health professional, including evidence listed in a copy of the Disability Determination Rationale provided by the Social Security Administration.

MEDICAL PROGRAMS

See HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS in 0002.29 (Glossary: Gross RSDI...).

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Health insurance or other payments from a liable 3rd party or FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PERSON which may be applied to the cost of medical care.


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