Or. Admin. R. 461-101-0010 - Program Acronyms and Overview

(1) Acronyms are frequently used when referring to a program. There is an acronym for each umbrella program and acronyms for each subprogram.
(2) When no program acronym appears in a rule in chapter 461 of these rules, the rule with no program acronym applies to all programs listed in this rule. If a rule does not apply to all programs, the rule uses program acronyms to identify the programs to which the rule applies.
(3) Wherever an umbrella acronym appears, that means the rule covers all the subprograms under that code.
(4) ABAWD; Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents. The ABAWD employment program is one of the SNAP employment and training programs. Individuals who are identified as ABAWD are subject to the SNAP time limits (see OAR 461-135-0520).
(5) Citizenship Waived Medical (previously referred to in Chapter 461 as CWM). Medicaid coverage of emergent medical needs for individuals who were not eligible for other medical programs solely because they did not meet citizenship or noncitizen status requirements. Due to ORS 414.231, which established Healthier Oregon (see OAR 461-135-1080), the Department ended Citizenship Waived Medical effective June 30, 2023. The Department's primary rule for the program, OAR 461-135-1070, was repealed.
(6) DSNAP; Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Following a presidential declaration of a major disaster in Oregon, DSNAP provides emergency DSNAP program benefits to victims. OAR 461-135-0491 to 461-135-0497 cover DSNAP eligibility and benefits.
(7) EA; Emergency Assistance. Emergency cash to eligible families to help meet emergent needs.
(8) ERDC; Employment Related Day Care. Helps eligible families pay the cost of child care. The program is governed by the Department of Early Learning and Care (DELC) under Oregon Administrative Rule chapter and division 414-175 beginning July 1, 2023.
(9) GA; General Assistance. Cash assistance to eligible individuals with disabilities.
(10) HSP; Housing Stabilization Program. A program that helps eligible families obtain stable housing. The program is operated through the Housing and Community Services Department through community-based, service-provider agencies. The Department's rules for the program (OAR 461-135-1305 to 461-135-1335) were repealed July 1, 2001.
(11) JOBS; Job Opportunity and Basic Skills. An employment program for TANF participants. JOBS helps these individuals attain self-sufficiency through training and employment. The program is part of Welfare Reform.
(12) JOBS Plus. JOBS Plus is a component of the JOBS Program. Except as provided under OAR 461-190-0416, JOBS Plus provides subsidized jobs, rather than SNAP or TANF benefits, for individuals receiving TANF and determined JOBS eligible. Eligibility for the JOBS Plus component is determined by the Department.
(13) JPI; Job Participation Incentive. An additional $10 food benefit to help increase the ability of parents with children, who meet federal TANF participation rate, to meet the nutritional needs of their families.
(14) LIS; Low-Income Subsidy. The Low-Income Subsidy program is a federal assistance program for Medicare recipients who are eligible for extra help meeting their Medicare Part D prescription drug costs.
(15) OFSET. The Oregon Food Stamp Employment Transition Program, which helped SNAP program benefit recipients find employment. This program was mandatory for some SNAP program benefit recipients.
(16) OSIP; Oregon Supplemental Income Program. Cash supplements and special need payments to individuals who are blind, have a disability, or are 65 years of age or older. When used alone, OSIP refers to all OSIP programs. The following acronyms are used for OSIP subprograms:
(a) OSIP-AB; Oregon Supplemental Income Program - Aid to the Blind.
(b) OSIP-AD; Oregon Supplemental Income Program - Aid to the Disabled.
(c) OSIP-EPD; Oregon Supplemental Income Program - Employed Persons with Disabilities program.
(d) OSIP-OAA; Oregon Supplemental Income Program - Old Age Assistance.
(17) OSIPM; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical. Medical coverage for individuals who are 65 years of age or older, who are blind, or who have a disability (see OAR 461-125-0310). When used alone, OSIPM refers to all OSIP-related medical programs. The following codes or names are used for OSIPM subprograms:
(a) OSIPM-AB; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Aid to the Blind.
(b) OSIPM-AD; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Aid to the Disabled.
(c) OSIPM-EPD; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Employed Persons with Disabilities program.
(d) OSIPM-OAA; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Old Age Assistance.
(e) OSIPM-ICP; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Independent Choices Program.
(f) OSIPM-Acute Care; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Acute Care
(g) OSIPM-SSI; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Assumed eligible individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
(h) OSIPM-1619B; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Assumed eligible individuals with 1619B status from the Social Security Administration.
(i) OSIPM-Survivor Widows; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Individuals who lost SSI due to the receipt of Social Security Benefits from a deceased spouse.
(j) OSIPM-DAC; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Disabled Adult Children.
(k) OSIPM-Pickle; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Pickle Amendment individuals.
(l) Healthier Oregon; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Both "Emergency-Only Health Benefits" (see OAR 410-120-0000) and "State Funded Supplemental Health Benefits" (see OAR 410-120-0000), which together provide benefits equal to the Oregon Health Plan for individuals who meet the financial and non-financial eligibility requirements, except for the citizenship or noncitizen status requirements. The Department's main chapter 461 rule for Healthier Oregon is OAR 461-135-1080.
(m) Behavioral Health; Oregon Supplemental Income Program Medical - Individuals age 21 or older eligible for 1915(i) state plan services.
(18) The Post-TANF program provided a monthly transitional payment to employed individuals who were no longer eligible for the Pre-TANF or TANF programs due to earnings, and met the other eligibility requirements.
(19) The Pre-TANF program is an up-front assessment and resource-search program for TANF applicant families. The intent of the program is to assess the individual's employment potential; determine any barriers to employment or family stability; develop an individualized case plan that promotes family stability and financial independence; help individuals find employment or other alternatives; and provide basic living expenses immediately to families in need.
(20) QMB; Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries. Programs providing payment of Medicare premiums and one program also providing additional medical coverage for Medicare recipients. Each of these programs also is considered to be a Medicare Savings Program (MSP). When used alone in a rule, QMB refers to all MSP. The following codes are used for QMB subprograms:
(a) QMB-BAS; Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries - Basic. The basic QMB program.
(b) QMB-DW; Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries - Disabled Worker. Payment of the Medicare Part A premium for individuals under age 65 who have lost eligibility for Social Security disability benefits because they have become substantially gainfully employed.
(c) QMB-SMB; Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries - Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary. Payment of the Medicare Part B premium only. There are no medical benefits available through QMB-SMB.
(d) QMB-SMF; Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries - Qualified Individuals. Payment of the Medicare Part B premium only. There are no medical benefits available through QMB-SMF. This program has a 100-percent federal match, but also has an allocation that, if reached, results in the closure of the program.
(21) REF; Refugee Assistance. Cash assistance to eligible refugees, without children, who are not eligible for the TANF program.
(22) REFM; Refugee Assistance Medical. Medical coverage for eligible refugees who are not eligible for Medicaid.
(23) REP; Refugee Employment Program. Any self-sufficiency service, employment service, or case plan that is available to or developed for individuals in the REF program.
(24) The Repatriate Program helps Americans resettle in the United States if they have left a foreign land because of an emergency situation.
(25) SFDNP; Senior Farm Direct Nutrition Program. Food vouchers for eligible seniors. Funded by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture.
(26) SFPSS; State Family Pre-SSI/SSDI Program. A voluntary program providing cash assistance and case management services to families when at least one TANF eligible adult in the household has an impairment (see OAR 461-125-0260) and is or will be applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
(27) SNAP; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Helps eligible households maintain proper nutrition by giving them the means to purchase food. SNAP used to be known as FS or Food Stamps; any reference to SNAP also includes FS and Food Stamps.
(28) STEP; SNAP Training and Employment Program. A training and employment program for certain SNAP participants.
(29) TA-DVS; Temporary Assistance for Domestic Violence Survivors. Assistance for families where there is a current or future risk of further domestic violence.
(30) TANF; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Cash assistance for eligible families with children to help meet a family's basic needs.


Or. Admin. R. 461-101-0010
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89, cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 12-1990, f. 3-30-90, cert. ef. 4-1-90; AFS 16-1990, f. 6-29-90, cert. ef. 7-1-90; AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 23-1990, f. 9-28-90, cert. ef. 10-1-90; AFS 13-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-91; AFS 20-1992, f. 7-31-92, cert. ef. 8-1-92; AFS 35-1992, f. 12-31-92, cert. ef. 1-1-93; AFS 16-1993, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-93; AFS 2-1994, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-94; AFS 23-1994, f. 9-29-94, cert. ef. 10-1-94; AFS 10-1995, f. 3-30-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; AFS 13-1995, f. 6-29-95, cert. ef. 7-1-95; AFS 17-1996, f. 4-29-96, cert. ef. 5-1-96; AFS 42-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; AFS 3-1997, f. 3-31-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; AFS 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-97; AFS 4-1998, f. 2-25-98, cert. ef. 3-1-98; AFS 10-1998, f. 6-29-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98; AFS 17-1998, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-98; AFS 25-1998, f. 12-18-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; AFS 1-1999(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-1-99 thru 7-31-99; AFS 7-1999, f. 4-27-99, cert. ef. 5-1-99; AFS 9-1999, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-99; AFS 17-2000, f. 6-28-00, cert. ef. 7-1-00; AFS 11-2001, f. 6-29-01, cert. ef. 7-1-01; AFS 17-2001(Temp), f. 8-31-01, cert. ef. 9-1-01 thru 9-30-01; AFS 22-2001, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-01; AFS 5-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-02; AFS 10-2002, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-02; SSP 1-2003, f. 1-31-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03; SSP 7-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; SSP 29-2003(Temp), f. 10-31-03, cert. ef. 11-1-03 thru 3-31-04; SSP 6-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-04; SSP 17-2004, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-04; SSP 22-2004, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-04; SSP 7-2005, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-05; SSP 19-2005, f. 12-30-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; SSP 8-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-06; SSP 7-2007, f. 6-29-07, cert. ef. 7-1-07; SSP 11-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-07 thru 3-29-08; SSP 5-2008, f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08; SSP 23-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-08; SSP 26-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; SSP 29-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-09 thru 3-30-10; SSP 38-2009, f. 12-31-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; SSP 39-2009(Temp), f. 12-31-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10 thru 6-30-10; SSP 18-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-10; SSP 25-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-10 thru 2-12-11; SSP 41-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; SSP 9-2012, f. 3-29-12, cert. ef. 4-1-12; SSP 22-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-23-13 thru 2-19-14; SSP 29-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13 thru 2-19-14; SSP 37-2013, f. 12-31-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; SSP 14-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-26-14 thru 12-23-14; SSP 16-2014, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-1; SSP 18-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-1-14 thru 12-23-14; SSP 24-2014, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-14; SSP 11-2015, f. 3-13-15, cert. ef. 4/1/2015; SSP 25-2016(Temp), f. 6-30-16, cert. ef. 7-1-16 thru 12-27-16; SSP 31-2016, f. & cert. ef. 9/1/2016; SSP 10-2017, f. 3-24-17, cert. ef. 4/1/2017; SSP 34-2017, amend filed 12/18/2017, effective 1/1/2018; SSP 44-2020, amend filed 12/22/2020, effective 1/1/2021; SSP 4-2021, minor correction filed 02/18/2021, effective 2/18/2021; SSP 34-2021, amend filed 06/23/2021, effective 7/1/2021; SSP 25-2022, minor correction filed 02/16/2022, effective ; SSP 21-2023, amend filed 06/22/2023, effective 7/1/2023; SSP 24-2023, temporary amend filed 07/01/2023, effective 7/1/2023through 12/27/2023; SSP 50-2023, amend filed 11/30/2023, effective 12/1/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 329A.500, 411.060, 411.404, 411.706, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049, 414.025, 414.826, 413.085, 414.619, 409.050, 411.070, 411.083 & 411.231

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 329A.500, 409.010, 411.060, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049, 414.025, 414.826, 414.117, 411.070, 411.083, 414.231 & HB 3352 Oregon 2021 Reg. Sess.

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