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These manuals are the Department's official interpretation of the federal laws and regulations and the state laws and rules relating to the programs it administers. The purpose of the manuals is to present Department policies and procedures for program administration in a centralized and usable form for Department staff.
Employees' Manual Table of Contents (Titles 1 through 17)
Management Manual Table of Contents (Titles 20 through 24)
- Procedures for policy development, appeals, financial management and office management
- Procedures for administering child welfare services and other social services
- Procedures for determining eligibility for cash and medical assistance such as Family Investment Program, Food Assistance, and Medicaid
- Coverage and billing instructions for providers of services paid through the Medicaid program
- Procedures for the establishment and enforcement of child support obligations
- Lists of circular letters and manual changes issued
- Adminitative Code and Rules, Rules in process, Regulatory Plan and Adminstrative Rules comments
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