CHANGE No. 02-11, Federal Poverty Guidelines
NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
DATE: April 29, 2011
MANUAL: State/County Special Assistance In-Home
SUBJECT: Federal Poverty Guidelines
TO: County Directors of Social Services
EFFECTIVE: May 01, 2011
Special Assistance In-Home (SA/IH) policy has been updated to reflect an increase in the federal poverty guidelines effective April 1, 2011. SA/IH budgeting has not changed.
II. Content and implementation of change
A. SA-5200 Application Processing
I. B. 2: The chart has been updated to reflect the increase in the federal poverty guideline for an individual from $903 to $908 per month and for a couple from $1215 to $1226, effective April 1, 2011.
B. SA-5400 eligibility for Other Benefits
IV. and V: These sections have been corrected from “federal poverty level” to state “federal poverty guideline.”
III. Maintenance of Manual
All manual changes are now shown in red font in both the PDF and the HTML versions. The following manual sections are reissued to reflect the mandated requirements:
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact your Special Assistance (SA) Program Representative through the SA listserv at: SpecialAssistance@dhhs.nc.gov .
Suzanne P. Merrill, Chief
Adult Services Section
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.