Self-Sufficiency

2020 Information Memoranda (IM) Transmittals

Categories: Agency-wide Policy | Cash Payments | Child Care | Food Benefits | Forms | Medical Benefits | Other | System Issues

 

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject

SS-IM-20-028(pdf)

12/17/2020 12/17/2020 Alert regarding scam targeting of SNAP recipients

SS-IM-20-027(pdf)

12/14/2020 12/14/2020 REF Cash Extension
SS-IM-20-026(pdf) 12/04/2020 12/04/2020 Income from Coronavirus Relief Funds - One-time Child Care Provider Supplemental Payment
SS-IM-20-025(pdf)
(obsoleted 10/7/21)
11/25/2020 11/25/2020 REF, REFM and TANF Program COVID rule: $10,000 resource limit extended to align with state of emergency extension.
SS-IM-20-024(pdf) 11/24/2020 11/20/2020 Authorization to purchase Prepared/Hot Foods with SNAP benefits
SS-IM-20-023(pdf) 11/03/2020 11/03/2020 Work Number Income Verification Changes
SS-IM-20-022(pdf) 10/19/2020 10/19/2020 Reported employment for TANF and other transitional benefits
SS-IM-20-021(pdf)
(updated 03/10/21)
10/01/2020 10/01/2020 TANF/JOBS Re-Engagement Update
SS-IM-20-020(pdf) 09/29/2020 09/29/2020 Income from $300 Lost Wage Assistance program and $120 paid leave program

SS-IM-20-019(pdf)

(updated 10/07/20)

09/25/2020 09/25/2020 Extension to deadline to request replacement SNAP benefits
SS-IM-20-018(pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 Heat and Eat Program
SS-IM-20-017pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 SNAP Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) and Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Ajdustments for October 1, 2020 (Annual Standards Change)
SS-IM-20-016(pdf) 09/10/2020 09/10/2020 Replacement of SNAP benefits due to a disaster – Not a Presidentially declared disaster
SS-IM-20-015(pdf) 09/01/2020 09/01/2020 Income from Oregon $500 relief and Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief and Resiliency
SS-IM-20-014(pdf)
(updated 01/21/21)
08/27/2020 08/27/2020 REF, REFM, and TANF Programs COVID rule; end dates and permanent filing
SS-IM-20-013(pdf) 08/14/2020 08/14/2020 Early Learning Division child care pilot program, Baby Promise
SS-IM-20-012(pdf) 07/15/2020 07/15/2020 Revision of OHP 7210 Application Packet Materials
SS-IM-20-011(pdf) 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 OAR chapter 410-200 rule amendments
SS-IM-20-010(pdf) 04/24/2020 04/24/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period
SS-IM-20-009(pdf) 04/16/2020 04/16/2020 Updated guidance for OCCS/MAGI Medical policies related to countable income during the COVID-19 emergency period
SS-IM-20-008(pdf) 04/14/2020 04/14/2020 Verbal Release of Information Guidance
SS-IM-20-007(pdf) 04/10/2020 04/10/2020 TA-DVS temporary rule authorizing narrated telephonic signature

SS-IM-20-006(pdf)

(updated 01/26/21)

04/08/2020 04/08/2020 Emergency allotments for SNAP Households (COVID-19)
SS-IM-20-005(pdf)
(corrected 04/17/20)
04/03/2020 04/03/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period

SS-IM-20-004(pdf)

(obsoleted 10/7/21)

04/03/2020 04/03/2020 TANF Temporary rule; allowing filing date and application process by phone, waiving 415 and JOBS overview at intake, higher new applicant resource limit, suspending DQ, MQ, and CS, and clarification on verifying IEVS screens.
SS-IM-20-003(pdf) 03/18/2020 03/18/2020 SSP Guidance to Field related to COVID-19
SS-IM-20-002(pdf) 03/13/2020 03/13/2020 Miscellaneous updates for MAGI Medical
SS-IM-20-001(pdf) 02/19/2020 02/19/2020 Support Service Guide now available on SSP TANF Staff Tools

 

 

Agency-wide

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-023(pdf) 11/03/2020 11/03/2020 Work Number Income Verification Changes

 

Cash Payments

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject

SS-IM-20-027(pdf)

12/14/2020 12/14/2020 REF Cash Extension
SS-IM-20-025(pdf)
(obsoleted 10/7/21)
11/25/2020 11/25/2020 REF, REFM and TANF Program COVID rule: $10,000 resource limit extended to align with state of emergency extension.
SS-IM-20-022(pdf) 10/19/2020 10/19/2020 Reported employment for TANF and other transitional benefits
SS-IM-20-014(pdf)
(updated 01/21/21)
08/27/2020 08/27/2020 REF, REFM, and TANF Programs COVID rule; end dates and permanent filing
SS-IM-20-007(pdf) 04/10/2020 04/10/2020 TA-DVS temporary rule authorizing narrated telephonic signature

SS-IM-20-004(pdf)

(obsoleted 10/7/21)

04/03/2020 04/03/2020 TANF Temporary rule; allowing filing date and application process by phone, waiving 415 and JOBS overview at intake, higher new applicant resource limit, suspending DQ, MQ, and CS, and clarification on verifying IEVS screens.
SS-IM-20-001(pdf) 02/19/2020 02/19/2020 Support Service Guide now available on SSP TANF Staff Tools

 

Child Care

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-013(pdf) 08/14/2020 08/14/2020 Early Learning Division child care pilot program, Baby Promise

 

Food Benefits

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject

SS-IM-20-028(pdf)

12/17/2020 12/17/2020 Alert regarding scam targeting of SNAP recipients
SS-IM-20-024(pdf) 11/24/2020 11/20/2020 Authorization to purchase Prepared/Hot Foods with SNAP benefits

SS-IM-20-019(pdf)

(updated 10/07/20)

09/25/2020 09/25/2020 Extension to deadline to request replacement SNAP benefits
SS-IM-20-018(pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 Heat and Eat Program
SS-IM-20-017pdf) 09/15/2020 09/15/2020 SNAP Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) and Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Ajdustments for October 1, 2020 (Annual Standards Change)

SS-IM-20-006(pdf)

(updated 01/26/21)

04/08/2020 04/08/2020 Emergency allotments for SNAP Households (COVID-19)

 

 

Forms

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-0XX(pdf) 0X/XX/20XX 0X/XX/20XX  

 

 

Medical Benefits

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-012(pdf) 07/15/2020 07/15/2020 Revision of OHP 7210 Application Packet Materials
SS-IM-20-011(pdf) 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 OAR chapter 410-200 rule amendments
SS-IM-20-010(pdf) 04/24/2020 04/24/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period
SS-IM-20-009(pdf) 04/16/2020 04/16/2020 Updated guidance for OCCS/MAGI Medical policies related to countable income during the COVID-19 emergency period
SS-IM-20-005(pdf)
(corrected 04/17/20)
04/03/2020 04/03/2020 OCCS/MAGI Medical policies and guidance during COVID-19 emergency period
SS-IM-20-002(pdf) 03/13/2020 03/13/2020 Miscellaneous updates for MAGI Medical

 

 

Other

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-026(pdf) 12/04/2020 12/04/2020 Income from Coronavirus Relief Funds - One-time Child Care Provider Supplemental Payment
SS-IM-20-021(pdf)
(updated 03/10/21)
10/01/2020 10/01/2020 TANF/JOBS Re-Engagement Update
SS-IM-20-020(pdf) 09/29/2020 09/29/2020 Income from $300 Lost Wage Assistance program and $120 paid leave program
SS-IM-20-008(pdf) 04/14/2020 04/14/2020 Verbal Release of Information Guidance
SS-IM-20-003(pdf) 03/18/2020 03/18/2020 SSP Guidance to Field related to COVID-19

 

 

System Issues

Transmittal # Issue
Date
Effective
Date
Subject
SS-IM-20-0XX(pdf) 0X/XX/20XX 0X/XX/20XX