461-165-0030    Effective 07/01/23
Concurrent and Duplicate Program Benefits

  1. Except as noted in this rule, an individual may not receive benefits from the Department of the same type (that is, cash, medical, or SNAP benefits) for the same period as a member of two or more different benefit groups (see OAR 461-110-0750) or from two or more separate programs. Except as allowed in subsection (e) of this section, this provision includes a prohibition against an individual receiving TANF concurrently with another cash assistance program funded under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

    1. An individual may receive EA, HSP, and TA-DVS benefits and cash payments from other programs for the same time period.

    2. If a GA recipient becomes eligible for the TANF program, the GA recipient may not receive a TANF cash payment for themselves in the month a GA cash payment was received.

    3. An individual in the SNAP program who leaves a filing group (see OAR 461-110-0310 and 461-110-0370) that includes an individual who abused them and enters a domestic violence shelter (see OAR 461-001-0000) or safe home (see OAR 461-001-0000) for survivors of domestic violence (see OAR 461-001-0000) may receive SNAP benefits twice during the month the individual enters the domestic violence shelter or safe home.

    4. Except in the QMB-DW and QMB-SMF programs, a QMB recipient may also receive medical benefits from OSIPM, REFM, MAGI Child, MAGI Parent or Other Caretaker Relative, or MAGI Pregnant Woman. QMB-DW and QMB-SMF recipients may not receive any other medical assistance program offered under the state plan (see OAR 461-135-0730).

    5. An individual may receive Chafee (see division 030 of Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 413) and TANF benefits during the same time period. As of January 1, 2013, receipt of both Chafee and TANF benefits will not result in an overpayment.

    6. An individual receiving Employment Payments (see OAR 461-001-0025 and 461-135-1270) who becomes eligible for TANF in the same month may receive both benefits in the same month.

    7. An individual receiving JPI (see OAR 461-135-1260) who becomes eligible for Pre-TANF or TANF in the same month may receive both benefits in the same month.

  2. An individual may not receive benefits of the same type (that is, cash, medical, or SNAP benefits) for the same period from both Oregon and another state or tribal food distribution program, except as follows:

    1. Medical benefits may be authorized for an eligible individual if the individual's provider refuses to submit a bill to the Medicaid agency of another state and the individual would not otherwise receive medical care.

    2. Cash benefits may be authorized for an individual in the Pre-TANF program if benefits from another state will end by the last day of the month in which the individual applied for TANF.

  3. In the SNAP program, each individual who has been included as a member of the filing group in Oregon or another state is subject to all of the restrictions in section (2) of this rule.

  4. An REF or TANF filing group may not receive REF or TANF benefits during the same month that an individual in that group was enrolled in or received assistance from the Office of Refugee Resettlement Matching Grant Program.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049, 412.124, 413.085, 414.025, 414.685, 414.826, 414.839
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 411.117, 411.404, 411.704, 411.706, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049, 412.124, 413.085, 414.025, 414.685, 414.826, 414.839

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