Section 608.2 - Adjustment application.

608.2 Adjustment application. Unless otherwise instructed by the department, social services districts must, upon receipt or acknowledgment of a recovery for which there should be a retrieval or credit adjustment, report the gross amount of the recovery in records that will be reflected in the current claim for reimbursement, or alternatively report or repay amounts due to the State as instructed by the department, except that recoveries for defunct programs or activities, including aid to the aged, blind and disabled (AABD) prior to 1974, must be reported and repaid in accord with department instructions for those recoveries.

(a) Adjustments that may be applied to activities to which original costs relate must be applied to such activities as instructed by the department.

(b) Recoveries received in a manner making it impracticable to apply them against specific amounts of assistance, care or expenses must be reported on schedules or formats designated by the department for such recoveries.

(c) Recoveries relating to defunct programs or activities, including AABD, must be deducted from the appropriate totals of reimbursement claimed or paid for the period in which the recovery was received or be returned to the State as instructed by the department during the subsequent claiming period.

(d) Other retrieval or credit adjustments must be applied as instructed by the department. Unless otherwise instructed by the department, portions of adjustments due the State must be remitted during the claiming period following the claiming period in which the recovery was made or within 60 days after receipt or acknowledgement of the recovery, whichever first occurs.

 

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