Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
In the SFPSS program:
To be eligible, a client must meet the
(a) Be an
(b) Meet all TANF program
eligibility requirements (except as provided otherwise in this rule);
(c) Be receiving TANF benefits;
Have an impairment that meets the
requirements in OAR 461-125-0260
(e) File an application for Supplemental
Security Income (SSI) disability benefits under the Social Security Act;
Sign an Interim Assistance
Authorization authorizing the Department to recover interim SFPSS program
benefits paid to the client (or paid to providers on the client's behalf) from
the initial SSI payment or the initial payment after the decision on SSI
eligibility. The following provisions are considered part of the Interim
(A) Interim SFPSS
program benefits include only those SFPSS program cash benefits paid to the
adult, who is applying for SSI, during the period of time that the SSI benefit
(B) For any month in which
SSI is prorated, the Department may recover only a prorated amount of the
interim SFPSS program cash benefit.
(C) If the Department does not stop delivery
of an SFPSS program benefit issued after the SSI payment is made, the SFPSS
program payment is included in the interim assistance reimbursement to the
Counting earned and unearned income.
The TANF standards in OAR 461-155-0030
are used to determine eligibility for the SFPSS program.
The SFPSS payment standard (see OAR
) is used to determine the benefit amount for the SFPSS
whose impairment no longer meets the criteria in OAR 461-125-0260
for SFPSS benefits.
(4) An SFPSS
client found by the Social Security Administration (SSA) not to meet disability
criteria may continue receiving SFPSS benefits until all SSA administrative
appeals are exhausted.
client is approved for SFPSS, the client is no longer subject to OAR
. The client remains exempt from OAR 461-120-0340
as long as the
client is eligible for and receiving SFPSS.
Each client is required to participate in
the appropriate activities the Department determines necessary, including
activities that promote family stability (see OAR 461-001-0000
). The Department
must consider the needs of an individual with a disability (see OAR
), and a client's need for accommodation or modification.
A client must provide the information
necessary for the Department to administer the program.
The necessary information includes that
needed to determine appropriate activities for the client and to assess whether
a client had good cause (see OAR 461-130-0327
) for any failure to meet a
requirement of the program.
a medical condition is in question, the Department will assist and may require
the client to provide a medical opinion from a qualified and appropriate
The Department offers each client the
opportunity to participate in any suitable JOBS program activity (see OAR
Or. Admin. R.
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
26-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; SSP 12-2009(Temp), f. 6-23-09, cert.
ef. 7-1-09 thru 12-28-09; SSP 28-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-09; SSP
34-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-16-09 thru 5-14-10; SSP 5-2010, f. &
cert. ef. 4-1-10; SSP 41-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; SSP
26-2011(Temp), f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11 thru 3-29-12; SSP 35-2011, f.
12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS