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Issuance Method


Revised October 26, 2011



Issuance Method

What issuance methods are available for DSHS benefits?

How is the issuance method determined?


What issuance methods are available for DSHS benefits?

 

·         EBT – Electronic Benefits Transfer

 

·         EFT – Electronic Funds Transfer – Direct Deposit

 

·         Warrant

 

How is the issuance method determined?

 

·         How benefits will be issued to the assistance unit is determined by the issuance method displayed in the Issn Method field on the STAT and ELIG screens.

 

·         Basic Food benefits are always issued by EBT.

 

·         Vendor payments are always issued by warrant.

 

·         Cash assistance is issued either by EBT or EFT except in the following situations where the issuance method is WAR (warrant):

 

o    Program code AF, RF, GA, GS, or EA with authorized representative type TN, SP, CG, GC, IP, NA, NW, PP, RP or SI.

 

o    Program code DA, GI, GW.

 

o    Program code MA with type code M, N, or O.  See Program Codes

 

Modification Date: October 26, 2011