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8.4D TITLE IV-E, General Title IV-E Requirements, Concurrent Receipt of Federal Benefits
Items with a star (*) and gray background have been modified from previous record.
Question Number 2:
06/11/2013 - Current
Question
How should the decision to apply for SSI or title IV-E benefits be made?
Answer
*The difference between title XVI (SSI) and title IV-E should be considered carefully by the decision maker when choosing whether to apply for either or both title IV-E or SSI benefits on behalf of the child. Information regarding the benefits available under each program should be made available by the title IV-E agency so that an informed choice can be made in the child's best interest. To achieve this goal, title IV-E agencies should exchange information regarding eligibility requirements and benefits with local Social Security district offices and establish formal procedures to refer clients and their representatives to the local Social Security district office for consultation and/or application when appropriate.
Source/Date
*ACYF-CB-PA-94-02 (2/4/94) (revised 6/6/13)
Legal and Related References
Social Security Act - titles IV-E and XVI

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09/15/2000 - 06/11/2013 (Original Record)
Question
How should the decision to apply for SSI or title IV-E benefits be made?
Answer
The difference between title XVI (SSI) and title IV-E should be considered carefully by the decision maker when choosing whether to apply for either or both title IV-E or SSI benefits on behalf of the child. Information regarding the benefits available under each program should be made available by the State title IV-E agency so that an informed choice can be made in the child''s best interest. To achieve this goal, title IV-E agencies should exchange information regarding eligibility requirements and benefits with local Social Security district offices and establish formal procedures to refer clients and their representatives to the local Social Security district office for consultation and/or application when appropriate.
Source/Date
ACYF-CB-PA-94-02 (2/4/94)
Legal and Related References
Social Security Act - titles IV-E and XVI

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