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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 295. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

22VAC40-295-100. Mass changes.

When the agency makes a mass change in eligibility or benefits, it shall notify all assistance units whose benefits are reduced or terminated as follows:

1. The agency shall inform the assistance unit of:

a. The general nature of the change;

b. Examples of the change's effect on assistance unit payment levels;

c. The month in which the change will take effect;

d. The assistance unit's right to a fair hearing;

e. The assistance unit's right to continue benefits and under what circumstances benefits will be continued pending a fair hearing;

f. General information on whom to contact for additional information; and

g. The liability the assistance unit will incur for any overpayment if the fair hearing is adverse.

2. The agency shall notify the assistance unit of the mass change by the date the assistance unit is scheduled to receive the benefit that has been received.

Statutory Authority

§ 63.2-217 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2004.

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