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55 Pa. Code § 183.121. Incorrect payments.</B>

INCORRECT PAYMENTS


§ 183.121. Incorrect payments.

 An incorrect payment is a monthly assistance payment received by or for a budget group which is less than or more than the amount for which the budget group was eligible.

   (1)  Corrective payments shall be made to a current recipient or a former recipient who has an outstanding underpayment and who reapplies and is found to be eligible under Chapter 175 (relating to allowances and benefits).

   (2)  Underpayments which occur due to overestimating the income in initial months or incorrectly considering or computing the income for a payment month are corrected under Chapter 175.

   (3)  Overpayments which occur due to underestimating the income in initial months or through client or agency error for a payment month are processed under Chapter 255 (relating to restitution).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  183.121 issued under section 403(b) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. §  403(b)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  183.121 adopted August 26, 1988, effective November 1, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3921.



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