- ALL FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION OFFICES
- PATRICK LUEBBERING, ACTING DIRECTOR
- CHANGES TO THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYED PERSONS FOR THE TICKET TO WORK HEALTH ASSURANCE PROGRAM
- MANUAL REVISION #7
Effective immediately, certain individuals may meet the below criteria regarding the requirement that Medicare and Social Security taxes be withheld from their earned income as an eligibility factor for the Ticket to Work Health Assurance (TWHA) program.
Participants will be considered in compliance with the statutory requirement to pay Medicare and Social Security taxes if they work in a medically related caregiver or homemaker/chore services position and
the payment received is through a government agency such as DMH or DHSS where no such taxes are paid because the wages are specifically exempt and no such taxes are due.
NOTE: Until such time as FAMIS is reprogrammed, the eligibility specialist must enter a "Y" in the Taxes Withheld field of the Income/FMX0 screen to ensure that a TWHA determination.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.