5.05.7 Effective date

DHA Case No. FCP 208334 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals July 3, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may propose that Family Care enrollment be backdated only if the enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by the ADRC or IM. In this case, the petitioner applied December 29, 2022 and the agency inaccurately processed […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 192893 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals November 5, 2019) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may issue a proposed decision asking the DHS Secretary to backdate enrollment in Family Care if the normal enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by either the ADRC or Income Maintenance. In this case, both the […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 207387 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 30, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may issue a proposed decision asking the DHS Secretary to backdate enrollment in Family Care if the normal enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by either the ADRC or Income Maintenance. In this case, both the […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 203910 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 23, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF If payments to a relative for services exceed 10% of the maximum CSAS, the MEH requires a notarized agreement. In this case, the petitioner had an agreement to pay her daughters $500 per month, but it was […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 207870 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 19, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care benefits generally cannot be backdated, except that retroactive enrollment can be ordered by an ALJ to correct delay caused by agency error. In this case, the petitioner applied January 25, the application was processed February […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 163632 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals April 13, 2015) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care benefits generally cannot be backdated, except that retroactive enrollment can be ordered by an ALJ to correct delay caused by agency error. This is an early case where the agency delayed sending a request for […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 176566 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals December 28, 2016) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care eligibility generally cannot be backdated, but retroactive enrollment can be ordered by an ALJ to correct delay caused by agency error. In this case, the petitioner’s enrollment in Family Care was delayed because the ADRC took […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 205395 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 16, 2022) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF If agency error causes an unreasonable delay in an individual’s enrollment in Family Care, DHS may backdate enrollment. In this case, the petitioner applied for Community Waivers for both spouses on April 20, but enrollment did not […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 143573 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 13, 2013) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF This unusual case is fact-specific, involving the interplay of Community Waiver benefits, the community spouse asset share, and the timing of getting a functional screen from the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). The issue was that […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 177326 (Wis. Div. Hearings and Appeals Feb. 24, 2017) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF This case supports backdating Family Care eligibility when there is a delay in enrollment due to agency error. “Although there is no retroactive enrollment in the Family Care program, enrollment as of the date established in correction of […] Read more