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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: PROFESSIONAL...

ISSUE DATE: 06/2013
Revision #5

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
MFIP, DWP, GA : A statement about a person's illness, injury, or incapacity that is signed by a licensed physician, licensed chiropractor, psychological practitioner, or licensed psychologist, qualified by professional training and experience to diagnose and to certify the person's condition. See 0011.39 (Qualified Professionals).

PROJECTED HOURS

WB : Hours worked or anticipated to be worked by the participant in the 1st month of WB eligibility or in a month that a change is reported to the county agency.

PROJECTED INCOME

WB : Earned or unearned income received or anticipated to be received by a participant in the 1st month of WB eligibility or the income received or anticipated to be received in a month when a change of income is reported to the agency.

PROPERTY TAX STATEMENT

The official annual notification from the County Assessor's office of the ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE of the property, amount of taxes levied, any credits, any special assessments, and the owner and taxpayer of record.

PROPERTY TRANSFER

To cause right, title, or interest in REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY to pass from 1 person to another.

PRORATE

To divide, distribute, or assess proportionally.

PRORATION

An action in which initial BENEFITs are calculated from the date of APPLICATION or the date all eligibility factors are met, whichever is later. See PRORATION TABLE below.

PRORATION TABLE

A chart used to calculate PRORATED benefits. See 0022.12.03.03 (Proration Table).

PROSPECTIVE BUDGETING

A method of anticipating income and determining benefit levels in which the BUDGET MONTH and PAYMENT MONTH are the same. See 0022.03 (How and When to Use Prospective Budgeting), 0022.03.01 (Prospective Budgeting - Program Provisions), 0022.03.03 (Ineligibility in a Prospective Month - Cash), 0022.03.04 (Ineligibility in a Prospective Month - SNAP) for further information on prospective budgeting. Also see 0002.57 (Glossary: Relative....) for information on retrospective budgeting.

SNAP: A method of anticipating income and determining benefit levels based on the unit’s current AND anticipated income.

PROSPECTIVE ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility based on the UNIT'S estimated income and circumstances from the payment month.

PROTECTIVE PAYEE

People outside the UNIT who receive the entire assistance BENEFIT on behalf of the unit and are responsible for paying for the basic needs of the unit to the extent of the assistance payment.

PROTECTIVE PAYMENT

ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS made to a PROTECTIVE PAYEE.

PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Social service programs designed to prevent abuse or neglect and safeguard dependent children and VULNERABLE ADULTS.

PROVIDERS

See VENDORS in 0002.71 (Glossary: Two Party...).

PROVISIONS

Procedures established for the program policy being discussed.

PRWORA

See PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY AND RECONCILIATION ACT (PRWORA) in 0002.49 (Glossary: Permanent...).

PUBLIC INSTITUTION

A facility that is the responsibility of a governmental unit or over which a governmental unit exercises administrative control.

PUBLIC INTEREST PAROLE (PIP)

See 0011.03.24 (Non-Citizens - Lawfully Residing People).

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

Insurance coverage against claims arising from the conduct or property of the client during the operation of a business.

PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY

The land used for a public road, by a public utility (such as for a transmission line), or for another public purpose.

PUBLICLY ASSISTED HOUSING

Government owned, operated, or subsidized housing for low income people, senior citizens, and disabled people.


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