What is an IAR?

IAR stands for Interim Assistance Reimbursement. According to the Social Security Administration, interim assistance reimbursement is a payment SSA makes to reimburse an entity that has provided interim assistance (IA) in cash or through vendor payments to an individual for meeting basic needs. 

Linn County General Assistance requires households to sign an IAR if they are requesting assistance on an ongoing basis.

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2. What is an IAR?
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