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Revised March 25, 2011



Benefit History

What information is displayed on the BENA – Benefit History Master Inquiry screen?

 

How do I view BENA - Benefit History Master Inquiry screen in ACES?

 

Who can update the Benefit History Master Update screen in ACES?

 

What information is displayed on the BENB – Benefit History Detail screen?

 

How do I view BENB - Benefit History Detail screen in ACES?

 

What information is displayed on the BENL – Benefit History Listing screen?

 

How do I view BENL - Benefit History Listing screen?

 

What information is displayed on the BENS – Benefit History Status screen?

 

How do I view the BENS - Benefit History Status screen in ACES?

 

How do I view Benefit History in aces.online?

 


 

What information is displayed on the BENA – Benefit History Master Inquiry screen?

 

·         The BENA screen displays information about a particular ACES warrant, FCA, or Directly Mail Unit Issuance.

 

How do I view the BENA - Benefit History Master Inquiry screen in ACES?

 

·         To view the BENA screen:

 

1.    Select WMEN, Option J – Benefit History.

 

o    Benefit History may also be accessed from the STAT, CAFI, FSFI or MAFI screens by pressing <F19> - jmen.

 

2.    On the JMEN screen, select Option A - Benefit History Master Inquiry.

 

o    Enter the [EBT or EFT number] in the EBT Number or EFT Number field.

 

o    If the benefit was not issued by EBT / EFT, enter the [warrant number] as appropriate.

 

o    If the benefit was issued prior to implementation or EBT / EFT, enter [the warrant, FCA, or DMC number] as appropriate.

 

o    The issuance method displays on the STAT screen in the ISSN Method field.

 

o    Use Option D - Benefit History Listing – on the JMEN screen to get the issuance number if it is not known.

 

o    Aces.online can be used to obtain the issuance number also.  See How do I view BENL - Benefit History Listing screen?

 

3.    <TRANSMIT> and the BENA screen displays.

 

Who can update the Benefit History Master Update screen in ACES?

 

·         Only designated Office of Accounting Service’s staff has the ability to complete benefit history master updates.

What information is displayed on the BENB – Benefit History Detail screen?

·         The BENB screen displays a breakdown of items that were included in a specific issuance, including recoupments that have been made from the AU.

How do I view BENB - Benefit History Detail in ACES?

·         To view the BENB screen:

 

1.    Select WMEN, Option J – Benefit History.

 

o    Benefit History may also be accessed from the STAT, CAFI, FSFI or MAFI screens by pressing <F19> - jmen.

 

2.    On the JMEN screen, select Option C - Benefit History.

 

o    Enter the [EBT or EFT number] in the EBT Number or EFT Number field.

o    If the benefit was not issued by EBT / EFT, enter the [warrant number] as appropriate.

 

o    If the benefit was issued prior to implementation or EBT / EFT, enter [the warrant, FCA, or DMC number] as appropriate.

 

o    The issuance method displays on the STAT screen in the ISSN Method field.

 

o    Use Option D - Benefit History Listing – on the JMEN screen to get the issuance number if it is not known.

 

o    Aces.online can be used to obtain the issuance number also. See How do I view BENL - Benefit History Listing Screen?

 

3.    <TRANSMIT> and the BENB screen displays.

What information is displayed on the BENL – Benefit History Listing screen?

·         The BENL screen displays all cash and/or basic food issuance made to an assistance unit.

 

·         Data on the BENL screen includes issuance number, issuance type, issuance amount, status, and status date.

 

·         The BENL screen displays all of the benefit issuances for the AU requested listed by issuance date in ascending order.

How do I view BENL - Benefit History Listing screen?

·         To view the BENL screen:

 

1.    Select WMEN, Option J - Benefit History.

 

o    Benefit History may also be accessed from the STAT, CAFI, FSFI or MAFI screens by pressing <F19> - jmen.

 

2.    Select JMEN, Option D - Benefit History Listing.

 

3.    Enter the [assistance unit ID] in the AU ID field.

 

4.    <TRANSMIT> and the BENL screen displays.

 

5.    To view specific details on an issuance, enter [Y] in the Sel field directly to the left of the issuance.

 

What information is displayed on the BENS – Benefit History Status screen?

 

·         The BENS screen displays the historical status for that specific ACES issuance.

 

o    The status of an issuance is updated by information received from the Registration and Control of Negotiables (RCN) and Food Stamp Accounting System (FSAS) interfaces. Prior to EBT, information about cashed FCAs was entered here.

 

o    For benefits issued as warrants this screen will not show a status of cashed.  This information is not available in ACES. Use the Treasurer's Office interface to determine if a warrant has been cashed.

How do I view the BENS - Benefit History Status screen in ACES?

·         To view the BENS screen:

 

1.    Select WMEN, Option J - Benefit History.

 

o    Benefit History may also be accessed from the STAT, CAFI, FSFI or MAFI screens by pressing <F19> - jmen.

 

2.    <TRANSMIT> and the JMEN screen displays.

 

3.    Select JMEN, Option G – Benefit History Status.

 

4.    Enter the [EBT or EFT number] in the EBT Number or EFT Number field.

 

o    If the benefit was not issued by EBT / EFT, enter the [warrant number] as appropriate.

 

o    If the benefit was issued prior to implementation of EBT / EFT, enter [the warrant, FCA or DMC number] as appropriate.

 

o    The issuance method displays on the STAT screen in the ISSN Method field.

 

o    Use Option D - Benefit History Listing on the JMEN screen to get the issuance number if it is not known.

 

5.    <TRANSMIT> and the BENS screen displays.

How do I view Benefit History in aces.online?

·         To access the Benefit History information, take the following steps:

 

1.    On the Welcome Back page, use the Quick Navigation section to do the following:

 

o    From the Select a Type of ID drop down box, click Assistance Unit.

 

o    Enter the AU number in the Enter an ID box.

 

o    From the Select a Page drop down box, click Summary.

 

o    Click the Go button.

OR

o    From any Assistance Unit level page, select the Issuances link from the Benefits dropdown menu.

 

 

 

Modification Date: March 25, 2011