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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: EARLY...

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014
Revision #7

EARLY AND PERIODIC SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT (EPSDT)
See CHILD & TEEN CHECKUPS in 0002.09 (Glossary: Calendar Month...).

EARLY WITHDRAWAL PENALTY

A monetary penalty deducted from funds withdrawn before a specified date from a KEOGH PLAN, an IRA, a certificate of deposit, etc.

EARNED INCOME

Cash or in-kind income earned in the form of salaries, wages, commissions, profit from employment activities, net profit from self-employment, payments made by an employer for regularly accrued vacation or sick leave, and any other profit earned through effort or labor. For all programs but MSA, the income must be in return for or as a result of legal activity. See 0017.12 (Determining if Income Is Earned or Unearned), 0017.12.06 (Earned Income).

EARNED INCOME CREDIT (EIC)

A federal refundable tax credit for low or moderate income working individuals and families. People may receive an EIC once a year as a refund.

EARNED INCOME DISREGARD

An employment incentive. See 0018.18 (Earned Income Disregards).

MFIP, DWP : The exclusion of a portion of earned income in determining eligibility and BENEFITs.

EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC)

See EARNED INCOME CREDIT (EIC) above.

EBT CARDHOLDER

A person in whose name an EBT transaction card was issued.

EDUCATIONAL INCOME

See STUDENT FINANCIAL AID in 0002.63 (Glossary: Special Diet...).

EFFECTIVE DATE

The date you can implement a DENIAL, TERMINATION, or other change in eligibility or benefit amount after giving proper notice.

EIC

See EARNED INCOME CREDIT (EIC) above.

EITC

See EARNED INCOME CREDIT (EIC) above.

ELDERLY

SNAP: Age 60 or older.

ELIGIBILITY FACTORS

Conditions and standards an APPLICANT or PARTICIPANT must satisfy to be eligible for BENEFITs.

ELIGIBILITY REVIEW

See RECERTIFICATION in 0002.53 (Glossary: Qualified...).

EMANCIPATED MINOR

A person under the age of 18 who is or was married, is on active duty in the uniformed services, or has been declared emancipated by a court.

EMERGENCY

GA : A situation in which an ASSISTANCE UNIT is without, or will lose within 30 days after application, a BASIC NEED. An EMERGENCY situation must require immediate financial assistance. The financial assistance required by the EMERGENCY must be temporary and must not exceed 30 days.

EMERGENCY AID

See EMERGENCY PROGRAMS below.

EMERGENCY GENERAL ASSISTANCE (EGA)

An ASSISTANCE program available to adults who are ineligible for MFIP and who are in an EMERGENCY situation.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

A program meeting the emergency medical needs of people ineligible for MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. See the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.

EMERGENCY PROGRAMS

EMERGENCY GENERAL ASSISTANCE (EGA). For Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA), see the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.


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