Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs

Rule Rule 461-115-0030
Date of Request


(1)

For all programs covered by OAR chapter 461, an individual or someone authorized to act on behalf of an individual must contact the Department or use another appropriate method to request benefits (see OAR 461-115-0150 (Offices Where Clients Apply)). The request may be oral or in writing.

(2)

The “date of request” is one of the following:

(a)

In the EA, ERDC, and OSIP programs, the “date of request” is the day the request for benefits is received by the Department.

(b)

In the REF, SNAP, TA-DVS, and TANF programs, this section does not apply. See OAR 461-115-0040 (Filing Date; REF, SNAP, TANF).

(c)

In the OSIPM, QMB, and REFM programs, for a new applicant, the “date of request” is determined as follows:

(A)

The day the request for medical benefits is received by a Department representative, except as described in paragraph (B) of this subsection.

(B)

If the request for medical benefits is received by a Department representative no later than the next business day after medical services are received, the “date of request” is the day these medical services were received.

(d)

In the OSIPM, QMB, and REFM programs, for a current recipient, the “date of request” is one of the following:

(A)

The date the individual reports a change requiring a redetermination of eligibility (see OAR 461-001-0000 (Definitions for Chapter 461)).

(B)

The date the Department initiates a review.

(C)

The date the individual establishes a “date of request” by contacting the Department orally or in writing or by submitting an application.

(e)

In the SFPSS program:

(A)

Except as provided in paragraph (B) of this subsection, the “date of request” is the day the individual signs the Interim Assistance Agreement.

(B)

The “date of request” for support service payments is the day the request for benefits is received by the Department.
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