Staff must immediately report any life events or changes in household status within 60 days of the life event, even if the supporting documents are not immediately available. Staff must follow up with the outstanding information once it is available.
Life events are as follows:
Change in household status includes but is not limited to:
It is important to know that life events and household status changes have critical benefits implications, such as:
In case of conflict between this guidance and the applicable staff rule, the staff rule prevails.