MEMORANDUM
2004 Memorandums
IM-92      09/15/04
SUBJECT:
FAMIS DISABLED (FMMX) SCREEN
DISCUSSION:
With the implementation of Temporary Assistance in FAMIS, changes are made to the Disabled (FMMX) screen. Effective November 8, 2004, new disability reason codes are added to accommodate Temporary Assistance Policy.

The new codes added are as follows:

Code Description
CNV Converted Disability
ESD Employer Sponsored Disability Insurance
MRT MRT - TA Disabled Person
NEE Needed in the Home to Care for Disabled Indiv
PDD Pending Disability (SSI, OASDI or Emp Spons)
PMR MRT - Pending
PTD MA Hearing Decision - PTD
SSD Receives Social Security Disability
TAD Hearing Decision - TA Disabled Parent
TMP Temporarily Disabled

Not all the new codes are applicable to the Food Stamp Policy definition of disabled. Likewise, not all the current codes are applicable to the Temporary Assistance Policy definition of disabled. The attached Disability Code chart pdf file identifies each disability reason and whether the code applies to food stamps and/or Temporary Assistance.

 
NECESSARY ACTION:
  • Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.
REM