Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual – Table of Contents

0215.005.10 Title IV-E Eligibility Specialist Role

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  1. The IV-E eligibility specialist (ES) reviews the referral for Title IV-E eligibility for completeness.
  2. The IV-E ES requests information regarding Children’s Division issues if needed.
  3. If information contained in an Income Maintenance (IM) case record is needed for the Title IV-E file, the IV-E ES requests this from either the Children’s Service Worker or Income Maintenance.
  4. If the child is not included in an active IM case, the IV-E ES requests all information from the Children’s Service Worker, who may request information from a closed IM file.
  5. The IV-E ES has access to all information systems and utilizes these to determine Title IV-E eligibility.
  6. If the child is Title IV-E eligible, the IV-E ES notifies the Children’s Service Worker.
  7. If the child is not Title IV-E eligible, the IV-E ES explores eligibility for the Title XIX Federally Funded Program only.
  8. If the child is not eligible for Title IV-E or Title XIX FFP only, the IV-E ES approves the child for HDN funding and notifies the Children’s Service Worker.
  9. The IV-E ES maintains a separate file and is responsible for all activity on these cases.