Policy Bulletins

The purpose of this section is to make the most current policy and procedures readily available via a single resource. Memoranda containing policy or procedural information will be placed on this list at the time of distribution. Policy clarifications will remain on the list only until the information is completely incorporated into the handbook.

Release Date Title
01-23-18 MEPD 18-1
1. Relative and Other Designated Caregiver Program Payments
2. TIERS Updates - Counting Social Security Benefits for MAGI
12-11-17 MEPD 17-11
1. Clarification when Counting Social Security Benefits for Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Programs
2. Federal Benefits 2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
3. Asset Verification System (AVS) Consent Policy
10-04-17 MEPD 17-10
1.Counting Social Security Benefits for Modified Adjusted Gross Income Programs
2.Social Security Number Validation
3.Determining Good Cause for SNAP Employment and Training Noncompliance
9-19-17 MEPD 17-9
1. Texas Lottery Commission
2. Medicaid After Supplemental Security Income Denial
8-22-17 MEPD 17-8 - In-Home and Family Support Program
7-07-17 MEPD 17-7 - Enhanced Asset Verification System Responses (Specific AVS Locations Only)
6-01-17 MEPD 17-6
1. Spousal Dependent Allowance Adjustment 2017
2. My Goals for Employment Success Participant Payments
4-26-17 MEPD 17-5
1. Aligning MEPD and Texas Works Alien Status Policy
2. Verifying Fleeing Felons and Parole/Probation Violators for SNAP and TANF
3. SNAP Exclusion for School-Based Savings Accounts
4. ABAWD Time Limit Exemption for Veterans Receiving Disability Payments
3-13-17 MEPD 17-4 - Data Broker Resolutions
1. Accessing Data Broker
2. Case Processing
3. Suspended Cases- Business Process Redesign
2-23-17 MEPD 17-3 - Updated Data Broker Procedures
2-17-17 MEPD 17-2 - Data Broker Update - Phase I
1. Data Broker Reports- TIERS and the Stand-Alone Portal
2. Residence Verification
3. Real Property Value Verification
4. Vehicle Verification
5. Asset Verification
2-14-17 MEPD 17-1 - 1. 2017 Federal Poverty Income Limits
2.Mileage Rate Decrease
12-07-16 MEPD 16-04 - 2017 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for Federal Benefits
09-16-16 MEPD 16-08 - Extension of Certification Periods for Certain Households
06-30-16
MEPD 16-07 - 1. School-Based Savings Accounts
2. Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program
3. ACA - Telephonic Signatures
05-18-16
MEPD 16-05 - Asset Verification System (AVS Locations Only)
02-25-16
MEPD 16-04 - 2016 Federal Poverty Income Limits (FPILs)
12-18-15
MEPD 16-03 - 1. Affordable Care Act (ACA)—Counting Self-Employment Correctly
2. ACA—Update to Administrative Renewals Correspondence
12-14-15
MEPD 16-02 - 2016 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for Federal Benefits
09-18-15
MEPD 16-01 - 1. Spousal Impoverishment for Waiver Participants
2. Reopen of Applications Denied for Failure to Provide
3. System Changes for Same-Sex Marriage
08-25-15
MEPD 15-08 - Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages
06-10-15
MEPD 15-07 - Spousal Dependent Allowance
05-14-15
MEPD 15-06 - Nursing Facility Medicaid to Managed Care and Incurred Medical Expense Changes
04-03-15

MEPD 15-05 - 1. Updates to Authorized Representatives 2. Electronic Correspondence 3. Preferred Languages for Correspondence

02-17-15
MEPD 15-04 - 2015 Federal Poverty Income Limits (FPIL)
01-06-15
MEPD 15-03 - Budgeting of Alien Sponsor's Income and Resources
12-09-14
MEPD 15-02 - 2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for Federal Benefits
11-01-14
MEPD 15-01 - Administrative Renewals
06-19-14
MEPD 14-08 - Spousal Dependent Allowance
05-21-14
MEPD 14-07 - Life Settlement Contracts
03-31-14
MEPD 14-06 - Social Security Administration - Security Awareness
12-31-13
MEPD 14-02 - ACA Changes Final
12-05-13
MEPD 14-03 - 2014 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for Federal Benefits
07-12-13

MEPD 13-09 - Vietnamese Interpreter and Translation Information Page

07-03-13

MEPD 13-08 - Data Broker and Alien Status Verification Enhancement

04-04-13

MEPD 13-04 - American Taxypayer Relief Act of 2012

09-06-11

MEPD 12-01 – Vendor Imaging Forms H1263-A and H1263-B

 

Appendix XLVI – Unsigned Renewal/ 12-2010

 

Appendix XLVI – Unsigned Renewal/ 12-2010 – Spanish

10-29-10
MEPD 11-05 – New Birth Certificates for Residents of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
08-25-08
MEPD Enhancements
08-25-08
MEPD Enhancement Detailed Business Processes
06-17-08
Durable Medical Equipment Exception Processing
 

Attachment - DME HCPCS Miscellaneous Codes

05-06-08
Afghan and Iraqi Aliens with Special Immigrant Status
04-28-08
Applications and Restitution for State Schools Cases
02-19-08
1. Application Forms and Signatures
2. Electronic Signature for Applications Submitted through the Internet (Self Service Portal)
01-28-08
Centralized Fair Hearing Procedures – SAVERR Cases
01-15-08
Data Broker and Redeterminations for Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities
08-13-07
LTC ME Bulletin Number 07-12
  Form - H1263-A
  Instructions - H1263-A
  Form - H1263-B
  Instructions- H1263-B