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GA : SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT that is not, by description, of limited duration.
PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED
People who are or could be considered permanently and totally disabled according to the provisions of the ASSISTANCE PROGRAM for which they are applying or are a participant. See 0012.15 (Incapacity and Disability Determinations).
PERSON TRAINED IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
MFIP, DWP : An individual who works for an organization designated by the Minnesota Center for Crime Victim Services as providing services to victims of domestic violence, a county staff person who has received similar training, or any other person or organization designated by a qualifying organization.
PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE
DWP : An allowance of up to $70 per month per DWP unit member to pay for expenses such as household products and personal products.
MSA, GA, GRH : The amount of monthly income clients may retain or receive for their day-to-day expenses.
Any asset which is not REAL PROPERTY (including a CONTRACT FOR DEED).
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY AND RECONCILIATION ACT (PRWORA)
An agreement signed into law on 8-22-96 which eliminated the federal entitlement program of AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN and created a new program called TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF). PRWORA provides block grants to states to offer time-limited cash assistance. It also made major changes in the Food Stamp Program.
PLAN TO ACHIEVE SELF-SUPPORT (PASS)
A plan approved by the SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION for SSI RECIPIENTs which allows certain client assets or income to be excluded in determining benefits for some assistance programs. See 0018.06.06 (Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS)).
A school serving students beyond the 12th grade, such as a community college, university, or technical college.
PRE-ADMISSION SCREENING (PAS) PROGRAM
A screening program that prevents inappropriate nursing home or boarding care placement.
PREDICTION OF ELIGIBILITY
An informal prediction by a worker of a person’s likelihood of eligibility for assistance. This is a separate and optional procedure from the initial contact process. See 0005.03.03 (Predicting Eligibility).
A contract made before marriage which sets terms for division of property and support in the event of marriage dissolution.
PREPAID BURIAL ACCOUNT
Funds paid in advance for funeral expenses.
PRESIDENTIAL DISASTER DECLARATION
SNAP: A declaration made by the President of the United States or the designee such as the Secretary of Agriculture that establishes temporary emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility standards for people who are disaster victims.
PRIMARY CONTACT PERSON
The person designated by the UNIT or the COUNTY AGENCY to whom the agency directs correspondence and notices. The primary contact person may be someone other than the principal wage earner. For the description of principal wage earner, see 0028.03.06 (Determining SNAP Principal Wage Earner).
Primary refugees are people who arrive to the US with refugee status who are resettled directly to Minnesota upon arrival. For more information, see 0030 (Refugee Assistance Programs), 0030.01 (Local Resettlement Agencies).
Data not available to the public under state law. Private data are available to the subject of the data and that person’s AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE. See 0003.09.09 (Client Rights, Private and Confidential Data).
A MAXIS term limiting who may view case information on the system.
Things people have to do to be eligible for assistance, such as requirements regarding Social Security numbers, being a MINOR CAREGIVER, Employment Services, applying for other benefits, disability, child and medical support, health insurance, and tort settlements or claims. See 0012 (Procedural Eligibility). Also see the Minnesota Health Care Programs Eligibility Policy Manual.
The month designated for processing a COMBINED SIX-MONTH REPORT (CSR), a HOUSEHOLD REPORT FORM (HRF), or a RECERTIFICATION. See 0002.11 (Glossary: Child Care...), 0002.31 (Glossary: Honoraria...), 0007.03.02 (Six-Month Reporting).
The time program rules allow for processing an APPLICATION. Also called PROCESSING STANDARDS.
The period of time allowed to determine eligibility.
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