State Plan: 2.5-4 Services to Individuals

Last updated 5 years ago First published 10 May, 2017

Decision tree for determining state plan compliance

English Rating: Above 18 Shortest path: 3 nodes Longest path: 15 nodes Possible solutions: 8
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  • Is the state electing to provide limited services for paternity-only services in intrastate cases? YES. NO.
  • No State Plan Submission Needed.
  • If the state provides limited services for paternity only services, has the state developed procedures to define how limited services will be implemented? NO. Yes.
  • The state needs to develop procedures before moving forward..
  • Does the state procedures provide domestic violence safeguards for limited services cases? YES. NO.
  • The state must include domestic violence safeguards before moving forward with limited servics..
  • Does the state have procedures to ensure that when one parent applies for limited services for paternity-only and the other parent applies for full services, that the case will receive full IV-D services? YES. NO.
  • The state must revise its procedures to apply for full IV-D servics in such circumstances..
  • Does the state have procedures to charge the application of service fee for limited service paternity only applications? NO. YES.
  • The state must revise its procedures to apply for charging fo the application of services fee for paternity only applications..
  • Does the state provide the applicant an application form containing information on the availability of paternity only limited services, consequences of selecting this limited service, and an explanation that the case will be closed when the limited service is completed? YES. NO.
  • The state must ensure that the application form provides all of the above criteria (i.e., availabiltiy of paternity only, conseqeunces of this limited service, and an explanation that the case will be closed once its completed).
  • Does the state have procedures to close a completed limited paternity only service case? NO. YES.
  • CONGRATULATIONS!!!! You are eligible to submit State Plan Page 2.5-4 to the OCSE Regional Office.
  • The state is required to develop procedures to close a completed paternity only case. The state is prohibited from submitng State Plan 2.5-4 until this procdedures are created that allows for close a completed paternity only case..

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