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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0072

FY 2012 State Reporting of SNAP Benefits Funding in Connection With A-133 Single Audits

This memorandum provides guidance on reporting expenditures of SNAP funds in order to comply with reporting requirements of OMB Circular A-133 and OMB guidance implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 .

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0071

SNAP - State Agency Liability for Employee Fraud

The increased focus on SNAP integrity has required FNS and the states to review their procedures for responding to integrity issues, specifically a clarification of FNS' responsibility when a state employee is found guilty of fraud while administering the program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0068

Questions and Answers on Measuring for the Timeliness of SNAP Applications for Recertification

The attached document provides answers to inquiries from state agencies on measuring for the timeliness of SNAP applications for recertification (Item 70). As you are aware, states are required to measure for recertification timeliness beginning in FY 2013. The attached questions and answers should help state agencies implement the new measure as smoothly as possible.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0064

Special Disaster Rules for Accepting SNAP EBT Benefits for Hot Food Purchases

Due to Hurricane Sandy, and effective immediately, retail food stores licensed by the Food and Nutrition Service to accept SNAP benefits in the following counties may accept SNAP benefits in exchange for hot foods and foods intended to be consumed on retailer premises.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0059

Supplemental Guidance on Cost Allocation for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems Questions and Answers

Guidance on Cost Allocation for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems Questions and Answers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0053

Treatment of Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

This memorandum provides guidance to states on how to treat MLR rebates received by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0052

SNAP - Revised Allotments for Hawaii for FY 2013

FNS is adjusting the State of Hawaii's maximum and minimum SNAP allotments for fiscal year 2013, due to recent updates in the state's Thrifty Food Plan.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0035

Approval of SNAP E&T Plans

This memorandum sets forth SNAP State Employment and Training plan approval policies. This guidance is based upon a similar memo regarding SNAP Nutrition Education Plans, issued June 16, 2006.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0033

SNAP - Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents Waivers for FY 2013

This memo provides information about which states are eligible to waive Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) time limits for participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP) for fiscal year 2013.  Under  SNAP regulations at 7CFR 273.24(f)(2), a state can qualify for a 12-month statewide ABAWD waiver if the Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance Service determines it meets the criteria for extended unemployment benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0028

SNAP - Clarification of Comparable Disqualification

This memorandum provides clarification of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) comparable disqualification policy.