Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org
 

4/11/17

 

Made various changes to SNAP - Income Exclusions

  • Changed WIA to WIOA
  • Updated Reimbursement and Loan language to match 3/1/17 rules

 

4/10/17

 

Added wording about ABLE Program accounts as excluded income

  • SNAP - Income
    • Income Exclusions

 

Created page on ABLE Program Accounts

  • Comprehensive Programs
    • ABLE Account

 

4/4/17

 

Removed wording about existing applicants applying on OKDHSLive! as all applicants may use the service

  • Application Process
    • Filing Applications

 

1/5/17

 

Added wording to SNAP: Income Exclusions to clarify that unearned incom of a child counts on the case

  • Income
    • Income Exclusions

 

12/8/16

 

Changed wording to better reflect terminology used by staff

  • Overpayments
    • Overpayment Referral 

 

12/1/16

 

Changed major changes area on the title page to include hyperlinks to the major changes

 

11/29/16

 

Added new main chapter: Comprehensive Programs

  • Added Overpayments Procedures for SNAP to the section
  • Changed home page to include Comprehensive Programs Link
  • Added link to site changes and a brief description of major changes to home page

 

10/11/16

 

Changed wording to more reflect policy terms

  • Deductions
    • Household Expenses

 

1. Added new page to link to Disqualified Households in income

2. Added links to all subsites

  • Deductions
    • Disqualified Household Members

 

Updated all subsites to include deductions

  • Income
    • Disqualified Households

 

10/10/16

 

1. Added chronically homeless per guidance from FNS

2. Created chronically homeless description page

3. Added hyperlinks to all subsites

4. Connected chronically homeless to physically / mentally fit

  • ABAWD
    • Persons Exempt

 

Removed need for compensation from work and expanded it to include paid, unpaid, in-kind, or volunteer work with a religious or community organization

  • ABAWD
    • Who are ABAWD?
    • Participation without Time Limits

 

10/5/16

 

Removed wording added to anticipate 2016 rules change

  • Deductions
    • Utility Allowances

 

10/4/16

 

Added note that a monthly car payment can be considered a shelter deduction

  • Households
    • Homeless Households

 

Updated wording to mirror 2016 rules

  • Deductions
    • Top
    • Medical Expense Deduction

 

Split pages and added a new FAQ page, made a new graphic, added new questions for 2016 rules, and added hyperlinks to all subsites for:

  • Deductions
    • Medical Expense Deduction

 

Added meals and incedentals to the list of non-allowable deductions per 2016 rules

  • Deductions
    • Non-allowable Medical Deduction Costs

 

Clarified proration rules on shelter vs utility

  • Deductions
    • House Payments

 

Fixed wording that could imply that clients could be eligible to receive 2 utility deductions

  • Deductions
    • Shelters not Occupied

 

10/3/16

 

Improved Wording for clarity:

  • Introduction to SNAP
    • R&R Script
  • Households
    • FDP

 

Added note about not prorating utility expenses:

  • Income
    • Proration Formula

 

Removed wording on meals provided by institutions to mirror 2016 rules:

  • Households
    • Ineligible Households and SNAP Certification

 

9/27/16

 

Changed Appendix D-4-C name to be more clear and added overpayment info to mimic 2016 rules:

  • Households
    • FDP

 

Changed "willful misrepresentation" to "intentional program violation" and other wording to be more similar to 2016 rules:

  • Households
    • Disqualified Household Member

 

Improved wording for clarity:

  • Households
    • Fleeing Felon

 

Added note to follow EO rules when applicable to mirror 2016 rules

  • Households
    • Domestic Violence Shelter

 

Added note that separate household adults are not eligible for exemption due to having a minor in the home on another case - this mirrors 2016 rules

  • ABAWD
    • Persons Exempt

 

9/14/16

 

Updated to match 2016 SNAP policy and procedures:

  • Introduction to SNAP
    • Rights and Responsibilities Script

 

Updated adding hyperlinks to increase functionality (suggestion from NOSC employees)

  • Households
    • Disqualified Household Members
    • Fleeing Felon

 

9/12/16

 

Improved wording:

  • Introduction to SNAP
    • DHS Offices

 

9/7/16

 

Fixed wording to clarify policy on spouses and children of alien veterans

  • Households
    • Qualified Alien

 

8/17/16

 

Added information on OKDHSLive for:

  • Changes and Renewals
    • CR Notice Form

 

Added hyperlinks for:

  • Changes and Renewals
    • Eligibility Determination for CRs

 

Improved wording for:

  • Changes and Renewals
    • Changes Affecting SNAP Amount

 

8/16/16

 

Improved wording for:

  • ABAWD
    • Persons Exempt (removed wording that could imply that ABAWD and E&T are the same)
    • Who are ABAWD? (changed term "work registration")
  • Deductions
    • Intro
    • Utility Allowances
  • Changes
    • Changes during a non-report Month
    • MCR

 

Changed hyperlink name for persons exempt from ABAWD requirements throughout the whole chapter

 

​8/12/16

 

Improved wording for:

  • Income
    • Disqualified or Ineligible Household Members
    • Converting Uncertain Income

 

8/11/16

 

Added Content for:

  • Interviews
    • Process and Case Notes (info on ACES)
  • Interviews
    • Support and Alimony (link to Quest)

Improved wording and hyperlinks for:

  • Interviews
    • ADM-92
    • Responsibility
  • Income
    • Earned
    • Penalty Income
    • Department of V. A. payments

 

8/10/16

 

Improved wording and hyperlinks for:

  • Households
    • Household Composition
  • ABAWD
    • Persons Exempt from Work Registration
    • Who are ABAWD?
    • Participating without Time Limits
    • Regaining Eligibility
  • Expedited Eligibility
    • Initial Application Screening
    • Time Limits
    • Waiving Interviews / Verification (fixed wording that implies that the waive is forever - actually postpone)
  • Interviews
    • Types of Interviews
    • Common Questions
    • Process and Case Notes

 

8/4/16

 

Improved wording and punctuation for:

  • Households
    • Citizenship and Alien Status
    • How to use SAVE
    • Disqualified Household Members
    • Centers, Shelters, and Group Homes

 

8/3/16

 

Improved wording for:

  • Application Process
    • Delayed Application
    • Denial of Application
    • Relevant Definitions to the Application Process
  • Households
    • Household Composition
    • Separate Households
    • Definitions of People
    • Excluded Households
    • Citizenship and Alien Status

 

8/2/16

 

Improved wording for:

  • Application Process
    • Processing Initial Applications
    • Initial Month Proration
    • Certification Periods

Added Quest Link:

  • Income
    • Missing Check Stub Formula

Removed wording contradicting policy update for 2017 (does not affect practices now):

  • Application Process
    • Initial Month Proration

Added Page in:

  • Application Process
    • Certification Periods (page for possible 4 month cert period)

 

8/1/2016 - Site went Live to the public.

 

Improved wording for:

  • Application Process
    • Required for all Cases
    • Same Day Filing
    • Worker Responsibilities
    • Processing Initial Applications 
Last Updated: April 11, 2017