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ODP Announcement 20-096: Government Benefits and Representative Payee Services Frequently Asked Questions

Issued: August 10, 2020 


Providers, Supports Coordination Organizations, Administrative Entities, Individuals, Families, and other interested parties


To announce updates to the Government Benefits and Representative Payee Services Frequently Asked Questions.


The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is providing updated guidance to stakeholders about federal unemployment compensation benefits and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) economic impact payments (or recovery rebates) during the COVID-19 pandemic and how these benefits will affect other state and federal benefits such as Medical Assistance (MA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for individuals served by ODP.

This information pertains to participants who are enrolled in the Consolidated, Community Living, Person/Family Directed Support or Adult Autism Waiver, individuals enrolled in the Adult Community Autism Program as well as individuals who receive base-funded services.


Questions or Comments can be directed to the appropriate ODP Regional office.

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