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Changes to Date of Death Procedures

This Operations Memo announces new policy and enhancements to CARES functionality related to the following:
•    A delay of the termination of health care, Caretaker Supplement, and FoodShare benefits when CARES receives a date of death (DOD) data exchange for a member from Social Security Administration (SSA)
•    New correspondence that will automatically be sent to notify the primary person on a case when CARES receives a DOD from SSA
•    An expiration period followed by expungement of FoodShare benefits after the termination of eligibility due to all food unit members being deceased


Memo Issued By
Official Memo Number
Memo Issue Date
June 8, 2018
Memo File
Last revised May 15, 2023