24.11.1228 COMBINED WAGE CLAIMS
(1) The paying state shall:
(a) Offset any outstanding overpayment in a transferring state(s) prior to honoring a request from any other participating state under this arrangement.
(b) Credit the deductions against the statement of benefits paid to combined wage claimants (form IB-6) , or forward a check to the transferring state as described in ARM 24.11.1225(2) (d) .
(2) Withdrawal of a combined wage claim after benefits have been paid shall be honored only if the combined wage claimant has repaid any benefits paid or authorizes the new liable state to offset the overpayment.
(3) The paying state shall issue an overpayment determination and forward a copy, together with an overpayment recovery request and an authorization to offset, with the initial claim to the liable state.
(4) The recovering state shall:
(a) Offset the total amount of any overpayment, resulting from the withdrawal of a combined wage claim, prior to the release of any payments to the claimant;
(b) Offset the total amount of any overpayment, resulting from the withdrawal of a combined wage claim prior to honoring a request from any other participating state under this arrangement;
(c) Provide the claimant with a notice for the amount offset; and
(d) Prepare and forward a check representing the amount recovered to the requesting state as described in ARM 24.11.1225(2) (d) .
History: 39-51-301 and 39-51-302, MCA; IMP, 39-51-504, 39-51-3201, 39-51-3202 and 39-51-3206, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 3539, Eff. 12/31/00.