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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: CHILD CARE...

ISSUE DATE: 07/2016
Revision #15

CHILD CARE FOOD PROGRAM
A federal program authorized by the NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT to provide for food service to children in child care who receive TITLE XX funding.

CHILD CARE SUPPORT

A court-ordered payment by a NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT for a portion of the child care costs incurred by the CUSTODIAL PARENT.

CHILD NUTRITION ACT

A federal law authorizing and providing for the nutritional welfare of children.

CHILD SUPPORT

A voluntary or court-ordered payment by NON-CUSTODIAL PARENTS for the support of their children.

CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS

See CHILD SUPPORT above.

CHILDREN'S HOME CARE OPTION (CHCO)

See TEFRA OPTION in 0002.65 (Glossary: Suitable...).

CITIZENSHIP

The status of being a native born or naturalized citizen of the United States. See 0011.03 (Citizenship and Immigration Status).

CIVIL RECOVERY

Recovery of an OVERPAYMENT through the civil judicial process rather than the criminal one. See 0025.21.06 (Civil Recovery).

CLAIM

The result of a county agency computing an OVERPAYMENT for benefits that the client was not eligible to receive. See 0025.03 (Determining Incorrect Payment Amounts).

CLIENT

A person who is an APPLICANT or PARTICIPANT.

CLIENT ERROR

An OVERPAYMENT or UNDERPAYMENT caused by a client's action or inaction.

CLIENT ERROR OVERPAYMENT

An OVERPAYMENT caused by a client's action or inaction, or a combination of a client's action or inaction and an agency's failure to act.

COLA

Cost of Living Adjustment. An increase in income to compensate for inflation.

COLLATERAL CONTACT

A person outside the UNIT who confirms information about the unit's circumstances.

COMBINED ANNUAL RENEWAL FOR CERTAIN POPULATIONS (DHS-3727) (PDF)

A form used to renew eligibility for certain SNAP, MSA, GRH and health care clients. See 0009.06 (Recertification Process) and the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.

COMBINED APPLICATION FORM (DHS-5223) (PDF)

This form is used by people to apply for multiple assistance programs including: some CASH ASSISTANCE, SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, and EMERGENCY PROGRAMS. See 0005.09 (Combined Application Form (CAF)). For health care only applications, see the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals. For child care applications, see the Child Care Assistance Program Policy Manual.

COMBINED APPLICATION – ADDENDUM (DHS-5223C) (PDF)

This form is used for adding a person or people to an existing MFIP, DWP, GA assistance unit after the initial application has been processed. It also can be used, but is not required, for collecting information on people added to SNAP households. For more information, see 005.09.09 (When to Use an Addendum to the CAF).

COMBINED APPLICATION - CHILD CARE ADDENDUM (DHS-5223D) (PDF)

This form is used to apply for the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Programs (CCAP) if an assistance unit is applying for cash assistance, or SNAP and has completed a Combined Application Form (DHS-5223) (PDF) (CAF).

COMBINED SIX-MONTH REPORT (DHS-5576) (PDF)

This form is used by CLIENTS to report income and circumstance changes. For more information, see 0002.31 (Glossary: Honoraria...), 0007.03.02 (Six-Month Reporting), 0007.12.03 (What Is a Complete HRF/CSR), 0009.06.03 (Recertification Processing Standards).

COMBINED SIX-MONTH REPORT SUPPLEMENT FOR CASH PROGRAMS (DHS-5576A) (PDF)

This form is used by CLIENTS who receive assistance from a cash program and who may also receive Health Care or SNAP. It must be submitted with a complete Combined Six-Month Report (DHS-5576) (PDF) (CSR).

COMMISSIONER

The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a USDA Program administered by the Minnesota Department of Health, Family Health Division, Supplemental Nutrition Programs Section. In Minnesota, the programs are called Mothers And Children (MAC) and Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS). See 0029.07.12 (Commodity Supplemental Food Program).

COMMUNAL DINING FACILITIES

SNAP: Public or non-profit private establishments, approved by FNS, which prepare and serve meals for people age 60 or older and their spouses and SSI RECIPIENTs and their spouses.

COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE CARE (CAC)

A federally approved home and community based services waiver program for chronically ill people. See the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.

COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS (CADI)

A federally approved waiver program that allows people living in the community to receive services in addition to their regular MA coverage. See the Insurance Affordability Programs/Health Care Manuals.

COMMUNITY WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM (CWEP)

MFIP, DWP : A COUNTY AGENCY implemented program that helps DWP and MFIP participants gain employment experience in an actual work setting by placing them in temporary, non-paid positions with public or private not-for-profit employers.


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