SI 00835.340 Computation of In-Kind Support and Maintenance from Within a Household
We made grammatical changes to comply with agency rules throughout and updated the procedures.
Changed "individual" to "claimant" throughout the document to reflect current format. In addition, changed "food and/or shelter" to "food, shelter, or both" throughout the document to reflect the current format.
Section A - Updated title to reflect OPPS format.
Section B - Updated cross reference from SI
00835.340B.2. to SI 00835.340B.3.
Section B.2. - Updated to focus on when inside ISM development is not required. Moved language regarding when inside ISM is required to SI 00835.340B.3.
Section B.2.a. - Added an example on when inside ISM development is not required.
Section B.2.b. - Rearranged the language regarding when a payment cap applies.
Section B.2.c. - Updated the title to reflect OPPS format. Provided additional language on when the CS develops loan of ISM.
Section B.3. - Relocated steps on when inside ISM development is required. We also eliminated the third bullet regarding indicators of unstated income and Claims Specialist using their judgment of probability of inside ISM. This language has caused confusion. Claim Specialist should make determinations on a case based on facts and not based on their judgment.
Section B.3. - Added two examples on when ISM development is required and when it is not required.
Section B.3. - Changed to SI
00835.340B.4. regarding the definition of a household member. Rearranged language regarding the definition of a household member for clarification.
Section B.4. - Changed to SI
00835.340B.5. regarding cash income from household members.
Section B.5. - Changed to SI
00835.340B.6. regarding multiple sources of ISM.
Section C, C.3., C.4. - Updated title to reflect OPPS format.
Section D. - Updated title to reflect OPPS format.
Section D.1. - Added additional language on when documentation is required when developing inside ISM. Combined SI 00835.340D.2. language regarding SSA-8006-F4 into this subsection.
Section D.3. - Changed to SI
00835.340D.2. regarding when evidence is not required.
Section D.4. - Changed to SI
00835.340D.3. regarding when further evidence is required.
Section D.5. - Changed to SI 00835.340D.4. regarding developing the actual value of ISM from within the household.
Section D.6. - Change to SI
00835.340D.5. regarding posteligibility requirements. For clarification, separated key elements related to breakpoints, evaluating a redetermination, and identifying gradual ISM changes.
Section E - Updated POMS reference format.