37.50.305 FOSTER CARE OVERPAYMENTS AND UNDERPAYMENTS
(1) The department is entitled to promptly recover the amount of any foster care overpayment made to a foster care provider. Recovery will be accomplished by the provider making payment of the overpayment within 30 days of notification of the overpayment. If the provider fails to repay the overpayment within 30 days, the department may reduce future foster care maintenance payments until the overpayment is recovered in full.
(2) Where an underpayment of foster care maintenance payments is made it will be corrected by increasing the payment for the following month to cover the underpayment.
(3) The provider shall promptly notify the department of any overpayment or underpayment.
History: Sec. 41-3-1103, MCA; IMP, Sec. 41-3-1103, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 825, Eff. 4/29/88; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 488.