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September 2019Vol. 20, No. 7New Program Instructions for Transitional Payments for Title IV-E Prevention and Family Services and

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued a new Program Instruction (ACYF-CB-PI-19-06) that instructs states on how to claim transitional payments for services and associated costs under the title IV-E prevention program until the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse can review and rate a program or service. The clearinghouse will support ACF's goal to review programs and services as quickly as possible in the early years of implementation of the title IV-E prevention program.

To read the complete Program Instruction, visit