Reporting Instructions: CORe Code 0135
Refugee Cash Assistance Overpayment Recovery
Report the amount of Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefit overpayment recovered by the W-2 agency/consortium for their RCA contract from current or previous RCA refugees. Recovery of RCA overpayments can be made for reasons such as client fraud, client misunderstanding error, or agency administrative error. RCA participants and procedures for recovering RCA overpayments are defined in Chapter 20 of the W-2 Manual. Overpayment recovery for RCA cases is limited to a maximum of one year from the date of RCA case closure.
Report the recovered RCA overpayment as a negative number in CORe Code 0135.
CORe Code 0135 negative amounts will be applied at State accounting level to CORe Code 134: Refugee Cash Assistance Payments.