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8.3A.9b TITLE IV-E, Foster Care Maintenance Payments Program, Reasonable efforts, to prevent a removal

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07/24/2006 - Current
QuestionDoes the initial "reasonable efforts to prevent removal" determination affect the child's initial eligibility for title IV-E foster care payments, or does this determination constitute FFP criteria for claiming foster care maintenance payments?
AnswerPursuant to the regulations at section 1356.21(b) (1) (ii), judicial determinations regarding reasonable efforts to prevent removal must be made in accordance with the criteria and time frames specified therein, or the child is not eligible under the title IV-E foster care maintenance payments program for the duration of that stay in foster care.
Source/DateQuestions and Answers on the Final Rule (65 FR 4020) (1/25/00)
Legal and Related References*Social Security Act - section 472 (a)(2)(A)(ii); 45 CFR 1356.21 (b)

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08/14/2000 - 07/24/2006 (Original Record)
QuestionDoes the initial "reasonable efforts to prevent removal" determination affect the child's initial eligibility for title IV-E foster care payments, or does this determination constitute FFP criteria for claiming foster care maintenance payments?
AnswerPursuant to the regulations at section 1356.21(b) (1) (ii), judicial determinations regarding reasonable efforts to prevent removal must be made in accordance with the criteria and time frames specified therein, or the child is not eligible under the title IV-E foster care maintenance payments program for the duration of that stay in foster care.
Source/DateQuestions and Answers on the Final Rule (65 FR 4020) (1/25/00)
Legal and Related ReferencesSocial Security Act - section 472 (a); 45 CFR 1356.21 (b)

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